Tuesday, 17 January 2012

ARMY UNDERTAKES EDUCATION TOUR FOR YOUTH TO MUMBAI, PUNE AND BELGAUM

POONCH:   In keeping up with its policy of empowering the young generation of Jammu and Kashmir, a Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under the aegis of Counter Insurgency Force Romeo organised a fifteen day education tour to Mumbai, Pune and Belgaum for twenty five youths. The aim of the tour is to provide valuable exposure to the rich cultural heritage and all round development taking place in the country and acquaint them with varied culture and people. 

The tour intends to instill a sense of awareness amongst the youth.   These youth hail from remote and far flung villages around Kalai and Surankot in Poonch district and represent all communities and social strata. The high point of tour would be interaction with Governor of Maharashtra besides visiting all the historical and important places at Mumbai and then visiting National Defence Academy and Army Sports Institute at Pune and Commando School Belgaum. 

Commander, Sector Rashtriya Rifles Sector flagged off the tour from Kalai today amidst large gathering comprising of youths, parents and prominent civil administration officials. While speaking to the media the Commander said that this tour shall be an eye opener for youth and it will immensely benefit them in understanding the varied culture and heritage of our nation.  

EDUCATION TOUR TO CHENNAI, BENGALURU AND MYSORE FLAGGED IN

RAJOURI:  A Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under the aegis of Counter Insurgency Force (Romeo) organised a fourteen day tour comprising 23 Students and 2 Teachers to Chennai, Bengaluru and Mysore from 03 Jan to 16 Jan.  The children mostly of age group between 11 to 17 years, are from remote and far flung area of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.  
 
The tour culminated with flagging in ceremony at Saaj today. Commander Sector Rashtriya Rifles welcomed and received the jubilant children and the accompanying teachers.  A large number of civil dignitaries were also present during the ceremony.  The aim of the educational tour was to give exposure to young children about varied developments that are taking place in rest of the country and to introduce them to plethora of cultures, people and landscapes of out nation. 

During their visit to Chennai, the children met and interacted with the Commandant Training Academy Chennai and were also give a tour of the institution.