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‘Chinar Corps educational tour cultivates cross-cultural understanding among KU students’

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Srinagar: The Chinar Corps & HQ 31 Sub Area has announced the successful conclusion of an enriching educational tour for Students from Kashmir University.

“The tour was meant to broaden the horizons of the students and foster cross-cultural understanding. From February 17, the students embarked on a transformative journey, engaging in insightful interactions, exploring historical landmarks, and forging lasting connections with the press from Delhi University,” said PRO (Defence), Srinagar.

“The educational tour, organized by the Chinar Corps, provided students with a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a diverse array of experiences, ranging from academic engagements to cultural excursions. Throughout the tour, students had the privilege of visiting iconic landmarks such as Rashtrapati Bhavan, India Gate, National War Memorial, PM Sangrahaalay & historic places like Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid & thereby gaining first-hand insights into India’s rich cultural heritage and architectural marvels,” the PRO said.

“A highlight of the tour was the interaction with students from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University, where participants engaged in vibrant discussions on topics ranging from academia to current affairs. This exchange of ideas and perspectives served as a catalyst for intellectual growth and mutual learning, transcending boundaries and fostering camaraderie among students from different backgrounds. Furthermore, the students had the distinct honour of engaging in a thought-provoking dialogue with Lieutenant General M. V. Suchindra Kumar, Vice Chief of Army Staff,” he said.

The PRO further said: “Lieutenant General M. V. Suchindra Kumar commended the students for their enthusiasm, intellect, and curiosity, emphasizing the importance of youth empowerment and academic excellence in nation-building. He encouraged the students to leverage their experiences from the tour to become catalysts for positive change in their communities and beyond.”

“The success of the educational tour, highlighting its significance in nurturing talent and promoting cross-cultural exchange remains the Indian Army’s commitment to empowering youth through education, leadership development, and community engagement initiatives,” he said.

“As the students returned to Kashmir University, they brought along cherished memories and a newfound sense of purpose, perspective, and camaraderie. The Chinar Corps remains dedicated to supporting the academic aspirations and holistic development of the youth in the region, recognizing their potential as future leaders and change-makers,” he added.


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