Wednesday, 4 April 2012

ARMY DISTRIBUTES COMPUTERS AND STATIONARY TO SCHOOLS

DHARMARI: In continuation of its efforts to provide improved infrastructure to the local schools, Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under the aegis of HQ Counter Insurgency Force (Uniform) distributed two computers each to Government High School, Juda and Government Higher Secondary School, Dharmari of Arnas Tehsils.  A function was organized at Government High School, Dharmari on 03 April 2012 wherein computers and other IT accessories were handed over to the respective Principals by the Commanding Officer of the Rashtriya Rifles Battalion. 

The computers were distributed under Operation Sadbhavana with the aim to give an impetus to the existing educational infrastructure available in the schools located in remote areas. The Zonal Education Officer of Arnas Tehsil, Mr Pradeep Singh was present during the ceremony.  He thanked the Army for its continued support. All Sarpanches of the adjoining villages were also present. 

The Commanding Officer of the Rashtriya Rifles Battalion while addressing the students urged to make optimum use of the computers being provided to them. He also spelt out the importance of having adequate IT knowledge in the present day scenario and urged the students to come forward and appear for competitive examinations like NDA and OTA. After the conclusion of the ceremony, a motivational movie on life of cadets at National Defence Academy, the elite Tri Service Training Institution was screened for the students. Many students after watching the movie were visibly keen to join the Institution.

INAUGURATION OF TWO ADDITIONAL CLASS ROOMS FOR GOVT MIDDLE SCHOOL AT VILLAGE- NAVAPACHCHI

NAVAPACHCHI : As part of civic activities undertaken by Army under Operation Sadhbhavana General Officer Commanding of Counter Insurgency Force, Delta inaugurated “Two additional class rooms for Govt Middle School, Navapachchi” on 03 Apr 2012.   

This project in Marwah Region was undertaken by Rashtriya Rifles with a aim to provide basic infrastructure at Govt Middle School of this remote area so that students are not devoid of opportunities for education.  Army dedicated this project to its brave soldier Late Sepoy Manzoor Ahmed Malik who hailed from the same region and attained martyrdom during Counter Insurgency Operations on 29 Oct 2010.

While addressing the students, the GOC emphasized on the importance of education in progress of Marwah Region as well as the Nation as a whole.  The GOC felicitated father of late Sep Manzoor Ahmed Malik and said that the Army is proud of his brave son.  Later the GOC also distributed note books and writing material to all students.  

The people were very enthusiastic, happy and thankful to see the dedicated efforts of Rashtriya Rifles Battalion and Civil Administration who have always cared for the local people. The Inaugural Ceremony was attended by a large number of villagers from adjoining areas including Civil Administration and Police officials.    

INTERACTION OF GOC WITH SENIOR CITIZENS OF RAJOURI

RAJOURI: As part of the celebrations for Rajouri Day conducted from 04 Apr-14 Apr 12, Maj Gen KH Singh, YSM, GOC Ace of Spade Division, interacted with the senior citizens of Rajouri, on 04 Apr 12. The participation of school children, civil administration and local residence, was among the topics discussed during the interaction. 
 
The GOC stressed upon the need for a constructive role of the youth and the guidance required to be provided by the seniors, for growth and prosperity of Rajouri. The senior citizens expressed solidarity of the local population with the Army, for the betterment of Rajouri. 
 
They informed the GOC that, the Rajouri Day celebrations will have a deep impact on the youth towards understanding the sacrifices made by their ancestors, for the liberation of Rajouri and thus, motivate them to work for the prosperity of Rajouri and national well being. The GOC assured the local populace of all out support of the Army towards betterment of the people of Rajouri districts.

VISIT TO ‘HALL OF FAME’ BY STUDENTS

RAJOURI: The Ace of Spades Division organised a visit of the students of HEM and National Public School, Rajouri to ‘Hall of Fame’ on 04 Apr 12, to showcase the sacrifices made by the valiant people of Rajouri  and the Army, for the liberation of Rajouri. 
 
 ‘Hall of Fame’, the living moment of bravery and sacrifice, has been dedicated to the brave martyrs of Rajouri and Poonch and the soldiers.  In addition to a large number of portraits of Army men of all ranks, portraits of Moulvi Ghulam-ud-Din and Smt Mali Bee have also been given due respect in the photo galleries.

The visit proved to be an eye opener for the students, to learn and understand the heroic deeds of the ancestors of both Rajouri and our brave soldiers. They also learnt about the various wars fought and the contribution made by the local population in the same.

The students expressed their gratitude for this unique opportunity and were also inspired to join the Indian Army and serve the nation. 

ARMY EXTENDED HELP TO RECOVER A CIVIL VEHICLE FROM GORGE AT MANTHLA ROAD


BHADERWAH: A civil vehicle Tata 207 slipped into a 150ft deep gorge at Bhaderwah-Manthla road. As there was no help provided to Mr Vinod Kumar owner of vehicle, resident of Delian village (Bhaderwah) from civil administration. He approached 4 Rashtriya Rifles located at Bhaderwah for assistance to recover the vehicle.  A team of Rashtriya Rifles under an officer reached immediately at the site to recover the vehicle. Physical and technical efforts were made continuously for more than four hours to recover the vehicle successfully from the deep gorge. This initiative of 4 Rashtriya Rifles has been welcomed and highly appreciated by the local population of Bhaderwah.