The Ministry of Home (MHA), decided for the nationwide launch of the Student Police Cadet Programme. It was decided to launch the programme in government schools, Kendriya Vidyalays (KVs), Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalays (JNVs) and Tibetan Schools. The MHA decided to fund the programme under Modernization of Police Forces Scheme.
The Nationwide Launch Ceremony of the Student Police Cadet Programme was held at Tau Devi Lal Sports Stadium, Gurugram on July 21, 2018. The ceremony was attended by Shri Rajnath Singh, former Union Home Minister, Shri Prakash Javdekar, former Union Minister for Human Resource and Development, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar, CM, Haryana, MOS (Home) Sri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and a number of other dignitaries.
The states were represented by the delegations consisting of State Nodal Officers and 25 Student Police Cadets from each State. Thus, about 6,000 SPC cadets participated in the ceremony. During the ceremony the winners of the National Level Competition for SPC Logo, Motto, Theme Song were awarded. Five best Master Trainers were given Commendation Cards and SPC Curriculum/handbook, SPC Documentary, and Theme Song were also released. Colour Presentation for the SPC was also part of the ceremony.