- Haryana Police Academy Madhuban is one of the best
Police training center in the country. Before the existence of Haryana, the work of police training was done in Phillaur and Jahankheda.
After the formation of Haryana State on 1st November 1966, the need of training centre for the Police was felt. On 11 December 1966, Recruit Training Centre was started at Nilokheri in building of the Polytechnic Institute under the 2nd Battalion of Haryana Armed Police and the first recruitment batch of 423 Recruit Constables was passed out on 9 March 1968 of this centre. On this occasion, Shri BN Chakraborty, Hon'ble Governor of Haryana was the Chief Guest [Photo-3]. Initially, Shri Aakhe Ram, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Haryana Armed Police was appointed as in-charge of this training centre. In this training centre, basic training was given to the police personnel recruited to the post of constable. For Basic Training of Gazetted officers & Non-Gazetted officers of Haryana Police and Promotional Training to Other Posts of Police Personnel were sent to the Police Training Centre Phillaur.
Haryana Police's 1st Recruit Training Centre (RTC) was started on 11th December 1966 at Nilokheri under 2nd Battalion of Haryana Armed Police and the 1st recruit batch was passed out on 9th March 1968. In December 1970, this centre was shifted to Madhuban under the 2nd Battalion of the Haryana Armed Police (HAP). Recruit Training Centre Madhuban started functioning as an independent Police Recruitment Training Center (PTTC) from 14 June 1973 [Photo-5,6,7].
In 16 January 1976, this training centre was upgraded as Police Training College (PTC). When the Police Training College (PTC) was formed from PRTC, the designation of its head was initially the ‘principal’. Shri Ved Prakash Bakshi, Superintendent of Police was appointed as its 1st Principal. His office was built in a temporary built room. This office building was named the ‘White House’. Since then till today it is known as 'White House'[Photo-4].On 21 March 1976, the foundation stone of its administrative building was laid by Dr. Bansi Lal, Hon'ble Union Defence Minister, Government of India.
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 programs 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.