Ladakh students embark on National Integration Tour with Indian Army
Srinagar: A group of 25 students including 16 boys and 09 girls along with 02 teachers from the Hanu Aryan Valley of the Ladakh region visited The Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre on 01-02 Nov 2023 for a National Integration Tour under the aegis of Fire & Fury Corps.
These students are visiting outside Ladakh region to the rest of India for the first time. The tour aims to broaden their horizons by showcasing various facets of India to gain first-hand experience of varied cultures, traditions, development, and technological & economic advancements across the Nation. This will motivate them to achieve better jobs and careers through education and contribute towards nation-building.
During their stay at JAK LI Regimental Centre, the children visited Maqbool Sherwani Museum showcasing the history of Jammu and Kashmir and Hall of Fame, which houses the memoirs and brave stories of the fallen heroes from the Regiment. A motivational and educational movie on the history and background of the Regiment was also screened in the auditorium. They later visited an operational unit where the display of equipment and interaction with frontline troops was organised.
The tour included interaction of children with all ranks of the Regimental Centre to educate and motivate them towards better career avenues in the Armed Forces. During the interaction, they were motivated towards National Integration and were advised to contribute towards nation-building.
The youth and their teachers expressed their gratitude to the Indian Army for giving them an insight into the rich tradition and career avenues in the Armed Forces.