From Our Correspondent
Itagar, June 8: Cadets Kano Taduk and Gonu lo, undergoing undergraduate officer training program at the tiol Defence Academy (NDA) and the Indian val Academy (I) respectively, called on Aruchal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu here on Wednesday.
The chief minister welcomed the young officers and called upon them to serve the country and the countrymen generously. Retired Wing Commander Gyati Kago accompanied the young officers.
lo has completed his three-year basic training course in I, and will undergo a year’s special val training course to be commissioned as lieutent in the Indian vy in June 2018.
Taduk who has also completed his three-year basic training course from NDA will undergo a year’s special flight training course in the Indian Air Force Academy before being commissioned as Flight Officer in June 2018.
The chief minister congratulated their achievement besides appreciating them for undergoing undergraduate engineering curriculum along with rigorous military training.
He said that not many youths in Aruchal are aware about careers in the Indian defence forces. However, he hoped that with their achievements, more youths will be motivated to join the defence forces.
To encourage and motivate the youths to join the prestigious defence careers, Khandu said that the state government will amend guidelines to include NDA examition conducted by UPSC in the cash incentive scheme. He requested PHED and IPR Minister Bamang Felix to create adequate awareness on careers in the Indian armed forces through IPR department, an official release said here today.