Tuesday, 14 February 2012

MOTIVATIONAL TOUR FOR ELDERLY PERSONS CONDUCTED

UDHAMPUR: A motivational tour for elderly persons under operation Sadbhavana was organised by 151 Inf Bn (TA) JAT from 02 Feb to 08 Feb 12.  Maj Gen AK Sehgal, GOC 71 Sub Area “Flagged Off” the tour at Garhi Cantt.

A large number of Officers, JCOs, other rank and civilains participated in the “Flagging Off Ceremony”.  The GOC highlighted the genesis and aim of organising such tours, medical camps, amongst other schemes being conducted under OP Sadbhavana and its consequent advantages.  The GOC addressed the civilians including the elderly personnel going for the tour and exhorted them to spread the message  of National Integrity and brotherhood.  He further asked the persons to share the rich heritage and varied culture of the beautiful state
of J&K with people whom they will interact during the tour.

During the week long tour to Dehradun, Mussorie a visit to the esteemed Indian Military Academy at  Dehradun, Indian Administrative Academy at Mussorie, Forest Research Insitute of India, Budha Temple, Shahastra Dhara and Guchu Pani amongst other sight seeing places was organised.

Speaking on behalf of the elders, Mr Sukerdin thanked Col AK Rohilla, SM, Commanding Officer, 151 Inf Bn (TA) JAT and the Indian Army for their kind gesture and said that such initiatives will go a long way in further strengthening the bond of friendship between the Army and the local population.

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