ITBP conducts educational tour for students

ITANAGAR, Dec 1: A group of 30 students from Tuting and adjoining areas of Upper Siang district, accompanied by four students, were taken to Delhi and Amritsar on an educational tour conducted by 49th Bn. ITBP Basar under its civic action programme from 16 November.
The students comprising 15 boys and equal number of girls visited the Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh and Atari Border in Amritsar, and Rashtrapati Bhawan, Rail Museum, Nehru Planetarium, Akshardham Mandir, Rajghat, India Gate and Lotus Temple in Delhi.
The purpose of the tour was to give the students a ground exposure to the rich culture and heritage of India as well as instill them the feeling of unity with the people of other parts of the country.
On Sunday, the students were taken to the residence of Minister Honchun Ngandam.
While interacting with the students, Ngandam encouraged them to work hard until they achieve their goal. He also advised them to share the experiences which they gained during the said excursion with their friends and family members.
Ranbir Singh Negi, Second-in-command, NE Frontier HQs., and other officers and subordinate officers of ITBP were also present during the visit.
The flag-in ceremony of the excursion will be held at the North East Frontier HQ, Khating Hill here on Monday.