MEGHALAYA POLICE RADIO ORGANISATION
Golf Links, Shillong
The MPRO manned by Operators, G D Constables and other supporting staff plays a vital role in the transmission of important messages for the Meghalaya Police. At the head of the hierarchy is the Director, MPRO, assisted by one Addl. Superintendent of Police, three Dy. Superintendents of Police and other subordinate officers and staff to run the message control offices, both at the Shillong headquarters and in the seven districts. The total number of personnel, including the headquarters and the districts stands at 658.
The organization also maintains a central MPRO Training Centre at Golf Links, Shillong. Altogether 1,476 personnel have undergone training in the Centre from 1974 upto 2002, in various disciplines like Fitter/Electrician (FE), Radio Mechanic and Operator, TTE operator, Basic Cipher Course, RI Communication Course and HF/VHF/Fitter/Data Pro familiarization courses. The training duration varies from three days to thirty nine weeks, depending upon whether the candidates are old hands or new recruits. With the Meghalaya Police embarking on modernization scheme, in order to meet the new challenges, the MPRO is doing its best to keep pace with the changing times.