In Visakhapatnam, the 14th All India Police Commando Competition (AIPCC) kicked off at the Greyhounds Training Centre in Kapuluppada. The event began on Monday and was inaugurated by Commissioner Ravi Shankar, who shared his experience of starting his career as an assault commander in the Greyhounds division. He praised the high skills of the commandos participating in the competition, emphasizing that it attracts the best commando teams globally.
Greyhounds Additional DGP Rajeev Kumar Meena announced that this is the first time the Greyhounds division has been hosting the AIPCC since the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh. The competition includes 23 teams from different states, showcasing diverse and challenging commando skills. Participants from police organizations such as RPF, BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBT, SSB, and Assam Rifles are taking part, bringing a mix of expertise to the events. Approximately 750-800 members are participating with strict safety measures in place.
The competition covers five dimensions: navigation, skill tests, planning and presentation, physical activity, and firing. The winners will be decided by a 50-member panel from the All India Sports Control Board. The event was attended by Income Tax Principal Chief Commissioner Rajeev Kumar Singh, Police Recruitment Chairman Atul Singh, Greyhounds Operations DIG Koya Praveen, and Visakhapatnam Range DIG Harikrishna.