Gangtok: Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan
Chamling today inaugurated a multipurpose gymnasium and a
training centre at the Sikkim Armed Police campus during the
SAP`s 34th Raising Day celebrations here.
Chamling said the new infrastructure created at the SAP
camp would aid all-round development of the armed police force
and not just their physical development.
The training centre built at a cost of Rs 107.86 lakh
was equipped with various indoor training options like
classrooms, a computer room, Interactive Firing Armed Training
Simulator (IFATS), Sand Model Room, Instructor Room, Library,
Capacity Building and Training officers? room.
Chamling remarked that a well-equipped police force
would not only ensure the protection of physical property, but
also help make the society better as a whole.
Mentioning that the law and order situation in Sikkim
has been consistently stable, the Chief Minister urged the
cops to take advantage of this prevailing peace to focus more
on improving themselves and their policing skills.
The Chief Minister also directed the Buildings & Housing
Department to construct a storage-cum-sales counter for
organic agricultural produce of the police force and the local
He commended the efforts of the police force in keeping
Sikkim safe and reiterated his call for them to use the
peaceful times to groom themselves into the best trained, best
turned out and the most compassionate police force in the
A souvenir of Sikkim Armed Police was also released by
the Chief Minister.