VISIT OF YOUTH FROM REMOTE AREA OF MARAM IN MANIPUR TO CHANDIGARH
The Voice of Chandigarh News | Photo: T S Bedi
As part of National Integration initiative of Indian Army, an educational and motivational tour for 25 students (12 Boys and 13 Girls) and three teachers from far flung area of Maram in Manipur to Chandigarh is in progress.
On 11 Jan 19, the youth visited the Chandimandir Military Station where Lt Gen PM Bali, Chief of Staff, Western Command interacted and felicitated the youth. The Chief of Staff exhorted the youth to excel in academics and sports and cherish dreams to become valuable and responsible citizens of the country through self empowerment.
The main aim of the tour is to motivate students from remote areas of North East India and to get a first hand feel of development and cultural diversity in other regions of our country and also expose the students to higher education facilities. The experience so gained on culmination of this tour will open new horizons for these youth who are currently studying in X class.