Tekanpur (Gwalior), March 16: Commandoes from 17 States including para-military forces are displaying their skills in workshop-cum-competition being organized by the Border Security Force Academy in Tekanpur near Gwalior.
There are 17 different units each of them comprising 22 commandoes. These commandoes are displaying their professional skills in different fields like tackling obstacles and countering adversaries.
"The objective is to counter threat which the security forces are facing. Hence we want the State and the Central police organisations to be prepared in advance. Preparing the commando teams which can face the threat against equally trained and motivated adversaries will be dealt in detail at this camp," said Arvind Ranjan, the Director of BSF Academy in Tekanpur.
These commandoes are being trained to strike targets in least possible time.
The para-military forces participating in the programme include the Assam Rifles, the National Security Guard, the Border Security Force, the Indo-Tibetan Border Force and the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
Commandoes from the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and the Central Reserve Police are also participating in the programme.
This workshop that was inaugurated by the Special Secretary (Internal Security) M.L. Kumawat of the Ministry of Home will conclude tomorrow. By Ashok Pal