Samba, July 13
The District Magistrate Samba, Sheetal Nanda today inaugurated an Army designed preparatory programme for National Defence Academy/TES exam for the youth of the border areas at Government Higher Secondary School Ramgarh being under taken by the District Administration in convergence with the Indian Army.
The initiative has been taken by 92 Brigade, Badi Brahmana in coordination with District Administration Samba. Initially, 28 students shall be imparted training on good communication skills, personality development and general aptitude. Commanding Officer 14 Punjab Col R K Singh has designed the special module for training the students into clearing the SSB interviews.
On the occasion, Brigade Commander 92 Bde Deep Bhagat, Sena Medal, SDM Vijaypur Ravinder Sharma, Col R K Singh, Tehsildar Ramgarh Raman Chalotra, Principal Ramgarh GHSS J.S Manhas, senior officials from Army, Civil administration and students were present. Speaking on the occasion, the DM motivated the students to join Indian Army at Officer Rank by clearing the prestigious NDA/ TES exam rather than aiming at entry as ‘Jawan’. She asked students to utilize the golden opportunity and take inspiration from the army officers who shall interact with them during the training. She said that Samba is famous for army officers who have shown exemplary courage and bravery in defending the nation and the tradition should be continued. She appreciated the gesture by Army officials and urged them to consider imparting Self Defence training to the girls. Brig. Deep Bhagat also spoke on the occasion and assured that they shall organise more such programmes across the district especially for girls under the guidance of and in coordination with the District Administration.