Army Organises Career Guidance Seminar, Interactive Session In Kashmir


ARMY ORGANISES CAREER GUIDANCE SEMINAR AT NAGAMArmy Organises Career Guidance Seminar, Interactive Session

Showkat Mir

Nagam, May 18: Army reached out to the young generation of Nagam area by organising a “Career Guidance Seminar”, where in speakers from three schools of Hampur and Lulipur delivered lectures on Career Making for school children in Edgewood School at Hafroo, Quasba Nagam, an army spokesman in a statement issued here said.

The theme for the “Career Guidance Seminar” was to highlight the importance of education and sports in bringing about a positive change in Kashmir and contribution role of youth towards bringing this change. Lecture was followed by a display of Mobile Chinar 9 Jawan club in which the students utilized the amenities provided in the vehicle, which included internet, indoor games and library facilities, he said.

A badminton championship was also conducted where in 35 girls and boys of Edgewood School participated.  Prizes were distributed to all the participants and the best players among the boys and girls were given a special incentive. The school was presented with a badminton kits to motivate the girls to participate actively in games activities, he said.

The event ended with tea & refreshment for all the students. The Career Guidance Campaign was well appreciated by the locals and they commended the efforts put in by local Army unit to elevate the awareness level of the school children towards career making, he said.

Meanwhile, Army today conducted an interactive session with the people of Lachhipora Uri  village in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district and it was presided by GOC Infantry Division, Major Gen J S Nain said the General Officer interacted with local populace of the area including ‘Veer Naries, ex-servicemen and prominent locals of the village, an army official in a statement issued here said.

“The function was an initiative of Chinar Corps and has been appreciated by locals as it provides a platform to address the socio-economic problem of the people in the remote area. The Army renewed its commitment of being present to help the people in any manner possible,” he said.

The defence official said that civilians during the session brought out various problems being faced in the region. “All the problems were duly heard by the GOC and assurance was given to do everything possible for the development of the region,” he said.

He praised local civil administration for their whole hearted efforts in bringing various development projects in the region and also assured the gathering that both civil administration and army are working together in bringing peace and prosperity to Lachhipura.

“The conduct of such interactive sessions will go a long way in reducing the socio economic problem of the people of Kashmir and strengthening the bond between people and army in Kashmir.

The function concluded with felicitation of Veer Naris, ex-servicemen and prominent personalities of the area,” the official added.