Shillong, May 26: The Deputy Commissioner cum president of the Bharat Scout & Guides, East Khasi Hills district PS Dkhar today attended the valedictory function of the week long Combined Basic Course Training 2018 for Scoutmaster and Guide Captain held at the Meghalaya Bharat Scouts and Guides, State Headquarter, Shillong, a release stated.
The training was organized by the Bharat Scouts and Guides, East Khasi Hills District Association and sponsored by the Government of Meghalaya under the Financial Assistance of the Voluntary Action Fund scheme through the office of the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District. Altogether 63 scouts and guides drawn from 39 schools of East Khasi Hills, West Khasi Hills and Ri Bhoi Districts attended the training.
Speaking on the occasion as the Chief Guest, Dkhar said that the main objective of the training is to promote scouting and guiding in all schools in the State with a purpose to contribute to the overall development of the students. He also urged the scoutmaster and guides captain attended the training to open the units in their respective schools.
During the training various scouting and guiding topics and activities such as tying of knots, first aid, flag procedure, fundamental of the movement, wood craft signs, hiking and camping and mid course evaluation, preparation for grand camp fire etc. were topics touched upon, the release added.