Kashmir lady teachers meet Vice-chief of Army

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 07, 2013 07:39 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IBNS) A motivated bunch of lady teachers who were flagged of from Kashmir's Kilo Force, Sharifabad on Jan 27 this year, reached the national capital on Feb 6 and met the Vice Chief of Indian Army.

The ladies are currently on 'Watan Ki Sair', a National Integration Tour conducted by the Kilo Force Signal Regiment as part of Operation Sadhbhavna.

After going through myriad activities in Pune and Mumbai, the ladies were delighted to meet Lt Gen SK Singh,Vice Chief of Army Staff.

The General urged the teachers to motivate children for higher studies; he also informed the teachers about the vacancies in colleges in Maharashtra available to people of Jammu & Kashmir.

The highlights of the itinerary thus far includes visits to the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, The Bishops School, Pune Camp, Cognizant Technologies, Pune, a cruise on the Coast Guard Ship Samudra Prahari and visits to historical places and beaches at Mumbai.

The group had an interaction with teachers at the prestigious St Mary's School, Delhi and was awe struck by the modern teaching methods being employed.

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