With the aim to curb rising adolescent delinquency and to make them aware of basic laws & legal procedures the Rajasthan government has formally launched a training programme for school students which are in line with the National Cadet Corps practice. The government officials said that training programme will be available in selected government schools in the current academic session and the programme is jointly initiated by the state education & police departments.
This is a two-year programme for students of classes VIII and IX which is initiated in order to strengthen the teenagers mentally and physically. The students of government schools would render voluntary services in public functions such as the Republic Day & Independence Day in their respective areas after they are trained as Student Police Cadets through this programme.
Ranu Sharma, an officer at the community police headquarters and state nodal officer of the programme said that the SPC training programme has been launched in 930 state government schools and 70 Kendriya Vidyalayas on the guidelines of the central government.