RAMBAN: An educational tour named `SAFAR-E-GULISTAN’ had been organised by Headquarters Counter Insurgency Force (Delta) for the children hailing from insurgency affected areas of Ramban district. The tour was organised by the Rashtriya Rifles Battalion as part of `Operation Sadhbhavana’ and conducted under the aegis of Headquarters Counter Insurgency Force (Delta). 23 students and 02 teachers are part of the tour, which will be going to Mumbai, Pune and Nasik.
The tour was flagged in by Commander, 11 Sector Rashtriya Rifles at Chanderkot. During the flagging-in ceremony the Sector Commander handed over the photo albums to the students and teachers as a memoralia. The Sector Commander highlighted the importance of such visits, for the self-development of students, by enriching their knowledge as also by witnessing the advancement of the country in different spheres.
Sector Commander while speaking to the students asked about their experiences, the students in turn narrated their experiences during the tour at the flagging-in-ceremony while interacting with the Sector Commander. During the tour, the students had visited Gateway of India, Nehru Science City, Siddivinayaka Temple, Hazi Ali Dargah & Juhu Beach at Mumbai and NDA, Army Sports Institute, Combat Army Aviation Training School, Artillery centre at Pune & Nasik.
The students also met Miss Saima Tabassum, a girl student of village Ghat, District Doda (J & K) sponsored by Headquarter Counter Insurgency Force (Delta) and studying in Abeda Inamdar Junior College at Pune in Class XIth. The students gained inspiration after meeting with her. The students also expressed their gratitude to the Army for conducting such a memorable & educative tour.