Jammu, Sep 24: A group of 20 boys and 20 girls students from remote areas of Doda district accompanied by four teachers on educational and motivational tour, visited Udhampur and interacted with Army Commander, Northern Command. Army Commander shared his experiences while serving in these areas 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 Nation. The weeklong tour from 23 to 29 Sep 19 will visit educational institutes at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Udhampur and Punjab University, Chandigarh. Also, places of tourist interest will be visited to include Jallianwala Bagh and Qila Gobindgarh at Amritsar as well as Sukna Lake, Rock Garden and Elante Mall at Chandigarh to learn the lifestyle, standard of education, rich cultural heritage & healthy environment prevailing in other parts of the country. This initiative will also give them exposure to various career options and enable them to interact with renowned personalities. During the interaction with Army Commander, students and teachers praised efforts of Indian Army in organizing the event which provided them an opportunity to visit educational institutions, developed infrastructure and way of life which prevails in a peaceful society and environment.
The high zeal and enthusiasm levels of the students were clearly visible from their smiling faces.