Monday, 2 April 2012


PULWAMA: 55 Rashtriya Rifles  organized a  career counseling lecture and trophy presentation at Govt Degree College, Pulwama on 02 Apr 2012.   Maj Gen (Retd) Pramod Saighal delivered a enlightening   lecture of career counselling to the students of Degree College, Pulwama and the  same  was attended by Maj Gen Gurdeep Singh, AVSM ,GOC Victor Force,  Brig Shivender Singh , Cdr 12 Sector Rashtriya Rifles, Mushtaq Ali Mir  Principal, Faculty of the college and by 1500 students of the college. 

 The aim of this event was to spread awareness  regarding job opportunities available  in today’s  environment  and help students take informed decision about their future and carve a niche for themselves in respective fields.  This event is a step ahead in  sync  with the  synergized  efforts of    Indian Army to give guidance  and direction to  Kashmiri  Youth  so as to increase the employment rate.  Such seminar and lecture will go a long way in  paving the way forward. Maj Gen Gurdeep Singh, AVSM, GOC Victor Force addressed the students and took this opportunity to present the Best student Trophy to Degree College , Pulwama which would  be given for the  all  round performance  of the best student each year. 

This will also inspire the students to excel in academics and overall personality  development.   The General also  mentioned   that Army would  keep acting  as a facilitator so as to inspire and    motivate  today’s  youth who  are our and the country’s future.


KERI: In order to provide an avenue to students for expressing them hidden talent and imagination and to make them confident in expressing their thoughts on paper through painting, a Rashtriya Rifles Battalion under the aegis of Romeo Force organized a painting and drawing competition at Govt Middle School, Namblan today. 

Students from 6th to 8th class were put in first category and students from 3rd to 5th class were put in second category. The theme for senior category was ‘National Integration’ and for junior category ‘Save the Environment’. More than 100 students participated in the competition and displayed their artistic talents. The students took active interest and were full of enthusiasm to showcase their talent and they put in their best effort.   

The beautiful and imaginative drawings made the event all the more colorful.  The idea expressed by the students during the course of the event showed the increase in awareness levels among the students towards the National Integration and social environment. Some of the students surprised the judging staff by their hidden talent and ingenuity in drawing their thoughts on paper.   

The event was witnessed by eminent citizens and school staff of the nearby villages.   Mr Khadam Hussain Principal, Govt Middle School, Namblan presented the vote of thanks and expressed profound gratitude towards the army for organising such positive thought provoking event.  The event culminated with distribution of prizes to all participants as a token of appreciation for their efforts.