Spread in an area of 500 acres on the two sides of the augmentation
canal, on the National Highway No. 1 (also historically known
as SherShah Suri Marg or Grand Trunk Road), is the Madhuban
Police Complex which houses several institutions of Haryana
Police including the Haryana Police Academy. One of the most
picturesque Police Campuses in the country, the Madhuban Police
Complex also houses following institutions and facilities.
Within a 30 Kms radius of Madhuban there are several internationally
known places of religious, tourist & historic importance.
The lush green Madhuban Campus, nestled amongst such jewels
of history, provides an ideal base to explore them.
- City of Karnal, 10 Kms north of Madhuban, a thriving modern
city today, is said to have been founded by Raja Karna of
the Mahabharata fame. The city and surrounding areas have
several historical & religious sites that attract locals
and tourists alike. The city has as many as seven National
Institutes such as NDRI, NBAGR, CSSRI, DWR etc. The Internationally
famous 'Liberty' brand shoes are manufactured in Karnal.
- About 30 Kms north of Madhuban is the town of Kurukshetra,
a name associated with the Puranas and Rigveda, where most
of the Vedic literature was composed and which is known
all over the world as the great battlefield of Mahabharata
and birth of the holy Gita. In and around the modern day
city of Kurukshetra, there are several monuments and places
of great religious and historical importance.
- Panipat, a bustling city internationally famous for its
handloom industry today, is another historically important
place 25 Kms south of Madhuban. The three battles of Panipat
shaped the history of India ranging from the decisive victory
of Babar in the first battle to the defeat of Maratha power
in the final battle.
History of the Academy:
Initially established as Recruit Training Centre on 14th May
1973, first upgraded into a Police Training School on 9th Jan
1976 and then into a Polce Training College on 1st March 1976,
the Academy got its present status on 24th April 2002 and has
steadily grown to its present eminence. Besides organizing training
for Haryana police officers of all ranks, the Academy also regularly
facilitates programmes for administrative, judicial and prison
officers. Further, Police batches from other States like Nagaland,
Manipur, HImachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Bihar and Central
Police Organizations like Central Industrial Security Force
and Central Bureau of Investigation have also received training
here in the past. In the year 2002, 2009 and 2010 the Academy trained a contingent
of Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and UT Chandigarh Police comprising of Officers of various ranks.
Haryana Police Academy is located midway between Delhi and Chandigarh
on National Highway-1, popularly known as Grand Trunk Road.
It is easily accessible from both Delhi & Chandigarh Airport/Railway
Station. Karnal Rly Station is only 10 Kms away on the main
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