Chandigarh : To inculcate civic consciousness, social commitment and a sense of purpose among students, besides inspiring them to fight against social evils, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will launch the Student Police Cadet (SPC) project in Gurugram on July 21.
The project will be launched on the pattern of National Cadet Corps (NCC). On the occassion, as many as 6,000 school students will take oath under the project.
An official spokesman said the project would also encourage them to develop love for nature, uphold values, maintaining discipline and respect for law and order thereby contributing in nation building.
He said in the project, the students from Class VIII to XI would be made acquaint with the working of police, home, education, transport and forest departments and local administration and would be trained regarding steps to be taken in different circumstances.
“Not only this, they would be made more committed towards family, community and environment and be encourage them to fight drugs abuse and other social evils in the society,” he added.
He said the aim of this project is to make the youth of the state accountable to social system and familiarize them with policing system.