Educational Excursion flagged off by Indo Tibetan Border Police in Arunachal
ITANAGAR: Inspector General of Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Sanjeev Raina flagged off an educational excursion tour conducted by the 10Bn ITBP for the young children from border villages at the ITBP headquarters, Itanagar on Thursday.
In the presence of senior officers from ITBP and commandant of 10Bn 14 boys of Class VII to class IX were selected from the border villages of Limeking and Nacho of upper Subansiri district on the basis of their performance in studies and sports for the excursion.
The selected boys attended various training activities of ITBP troops at 10Bn and Recruit Training Centre at Kimin where the excursion was then flagged off by commandant 10Bn Shoblian Singh Rana.
The batch visited many historical places, temples, parks and Garden including Jungle Safari at Kaziranga National Park, Kamakhya Temple, Dejoo tea factory, Botanical Garden at Guwahati and Itanagar.
The batch was accompanied by one mentor teacher and officials of I0th Bn ITBP who were responsible for taking care of the children, providing them information about the spot being visited and making arrangements for boarding, lodging, transport and site seeing by the batch.
“It was free educational excursion wherein everything including food, transport, entry fees, and hotel and expenses accommodation were borne by ITBP out of CAP fund,” Sanjeev Raina informed.
He said, “In additional the children were gifted track suit, t-shirt, caps, water bottles and shoes by the ITBP Battalion and the scheme is sponsored by Ministry of Home Affairs Govt. of India through ITBP.”
IG Sanjeev Raina also stressed on the need of such excursions for the young mind of rural Arunachal Pradesh which shall ignite their mind and help in assimilation of these children with the mainstream. Sanjeev also interacted with the children and asked various questions regarding the places seen by then during the excursion.
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