THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Student Police Cadets (SPCs) will get preference in admission to the proposed Police University in the state, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said.
The Minister was speaking at a function held at the Carmel Girls HSS here to felicitate 355 Student Police Cadets who had won A-Plus for all subjects in SSLC and Plus-II examinations.
“The university will be the biggest of its kind in Asia where cops would have the opportunity for advanced studies and research,” Chennithala said.
The Minister said a directorate would be established for the SPC project. The project will be expanded to all schools in the state. While the government will sponsor the activities in existing schools and government schools, other schools will have to fund the project on their own.
The project will be started in Malayali schools in Delhi, the Home Minister said.
Education Minister P K Abdu Rabb said the SPC project had improved the physical fitness, discipline and academic standard of students.
Mini M Mathew, a teacher and SPC ACPO of Holy Family School, Parampuzha, Kottayam, was honoured at the function for her decision to be a kidney donor. Cadet Bafil M Muhammed of MVHSS, Ariyallur, Malappuram, was felicitated for his win in the state athletic meet.
Mayor K Chandrika, DGP K S Balsubramanian, City Police Commissioner H Venkatesh, SPC state nodal officer DIG P Vijayan and Carmel GHSS principal Helma attended the function.