Army Commander flags off capacity building tour
Indiatimesworld News Service
Doda, September 23
A capacity building tour was today flagged off by Brig NJ Singh, Commander, Sector 4 of the Army, to Chandigarh, Amritsar and other parts of north India.
A total of 40 students (20 boys and 20 girls) were a part of the tour.
The tour was organised by the Army’s Sector 4 under Operation Sadbhavana. Deputy Commissioner, Doda, Diofode Sagar Dattatray, Doda SSP Mumtaz and officials of the district administration and police were also present on the occasion.
During the tour, the students will visit various historical places, including the Golden temple in Amritsar, Rock Garden in Chandigarh and other areas. They will also meet GOC-in-C, Western Command, in Chandigarh.
Interacting with students, Brig NJ Singh asked them to take the benefit of the tour and learn in whatever way they can. He assured them of full support from the Army and said with this tour, they would get to know the diversity of the country.
Talking to the media, he said after many years, such a tour had been organised in which students of remote areas had been selected. Most of these students haven’t gone beyond Jammu and they have got their first opportunity to tour outside the state with the help of the Army.