‘Pay Back to Society Group’ Mission concludes

ITANAGAR, Dec 2: The ‘Pay Back to Society Group’ mission which was launched on 25th November has concluded on Sunday after covering 83 schools and 10 colleges in different parts of the State with participation of more than 17,660 students.
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra, Chief Minister Pema Khandu and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein attended the debriefing session.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor complimented the officers, which included 20 officers from Army, 4 from Navy and 3 from Air Force, all of whom are native of Arunachal Pradesh, for their service and pinned the ‘Team Arunachal’ lapel pin on the chest of each individual officers.
Major General Jarken Gamlin, who led the mission said that the officers were divided into eight groups, which conducted motivational talks in Aalo, Kamba, Likabali, Pasight, Roing, Yingkion, Tezu, Namsai, Changlang, Khonsa, Longding, Bomdila, Tawang, Ziro, Raga, Daporijo, Hawai, Itanagar and Yupia. There were larger number of girl participants and recalled that there were numerous requests for NCC and Scouts and Guides units in the educational institutions.
Thanking the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister for their support to the mission, the Governor said that it is a result of joint effort by the State Government, the three Chiefs of the Indian Armed Forces and the individual Arunachali officers.
Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister thanked the officers and expressed their gratefulness to the Governor for the initiative, which is his brainchild. They assured budgetary provisions for future such missions.
Meanwhile, the ‘Pay Back to Society Group’ (PBSG) was held at NERIST here on Saturday.
During the interactive session the group of officers from the armed forces led by Group Captain Mohonto Panging Pao, Surgeon Commander Marak Pertin, Major Ponung Doming, Major Tero Kayang and Captain Ado Hage, briefed about the various avenues of joining the armed forces.