POONCH: In keeping up with its policy of empowering the young generation of Jammu and Kashmir, a Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under the aegis of Counter Insurgency Force Romeo organised a fifteen day education tour to Mumbai, Pune and Belgaum for twenty five youths. The aim of the tour is to provide valuable exposure to the rich cultural heritage and all round development taking place in the country and acquaint them with varied culture and people.
The tour intends to instill a sense of awareness amongst the youth. These youth hail from remote and far flung villages around Kalai and Surankot in Poonch district and represent all communities and social strata. The high point of tour would be interaction with Governor of Maharashtra besides visiting all the historical and important places at Mumbai and then visiting National Defence Academy and Army Sports Institute at Pune and Commando School Belgaum.
Commander, Sector Rashtriya Rifles Sector flagged off the tour from Kalai today amidst large gathering comprising of youths, parents and prominent civil administration officials. While speaking to the media the Commander said that this tour shall be an eye opener for youth and it will immensely benefit them in understanding the varied culture and heritage of our nation.