As part of the Indian Army’s ongoing outreach programme to foster the spirit of National Integration across the entire swathe of the country, a tour comprising of 20 students, accompanied by two teachers from Chirang district of Assam is being organised from 24 September to 08 October 17. These National Integration Tours are educational and motivational tours for youth of Jammu & Kashmir and North Eastern States, with an aim to provide an insight into the rich heritage of the country as well as various developmental and industry initiatives that are underway. This initiative will expose them to various career options and enable them to interact with renowned personalities.
The tour was flagged off from Kajalgaon, Chirang, Assam on 24 September 17 and during the course of the tour, participants have visited various cultural and historical places in Delhi and would subsequently be visiting important places in Jaipur, Ajmer and Udaipur in Rajasthan from 28 September to 06 October 17, before returning to Assam. The participants interacted with General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff on 26 September 17. The General shared his experiences while serving in these areas with the students and motivated them to work hard and contribute actively in the Nation building process. He also exhorted them to join the Indian Armed Forces and serve the cause of the Nation.
Col Aman Anand
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