Udhampur, October 3
The National Integration tour organised for 18 teachers from districts of Ramban and Reasi returned from Jammu, Kota and Agra after ten days. The tour was flagged in by the General Officer Commanding, Rashtriya Rifles Uniform Force Headquarters, Reasi.
The tour visited prestigious institutes and establishments of Agra and Kota ( Rajasthan) which included Agra University, Kota University, St Stephens College and Allens Institute apart from visiting a number of places of tourist interest like Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, Kota Barrage, Kota Museum, Nehru Museum & Planetarium, Qutub Minar, India Gate and Humayun’s tomb. It was evident from the enthusiasm of the teachers that the tour was a lifetime experience for them.
The tour provided first hand information about India’s premier educational institutes and has broadened horizons of young teachers who were part of the tour. The Army has created a cause for these teachers to motivate their students and other young people help in nation building. The teachers thanked the Army for organising such a trip and mentioned that these days will always be cherished by all of them throughout their lives.
The teachers lauded the efforts of the Army. The tour was an eye opener for all of them and it will be their endeavour to make more people aware of their experiences. The teachers also requested the Army to provide more of such exposure for the people of the remote areas of the region.