GUWAHATI: Red Horns Division flagged off a National Integration Tour for 20 students of Baksa and Nalbari districts on Sunday. The tour aimed at exposing the youth of Assam to the various facets of life and give them a glimpse of the various opportunities. The idea behind the tour is to educate, motivate and empower the youth to make informed decisions in life and consequently take a small but concrete step towards social empowerment.
The opportunity is also aimed to provide exposure to these youths to a different part of India and subsequently, motivate them to join the Indian Army and various government organizations. 20 students comprising of 10 girls and 10 boys have been selected after due diligence in consultation with school authorities and teachers from schools adopted by Indian Army.
The tour shall take these students to Mumbai and Pune for 14 days. The tour will significantly enlighten them regarding the social, cultural and economic diversity of the nation and will enrich their knowledge through experience. Through this project we hope to bring about a positive change in the lives of these students and their families by giving them a significant opportunity to make an informed decision based on this experience and explore the myriad avenues hitherto unknown. The tour was officially flagged off in a formal ceremony at Rangiya Military Station by the GOC Red Horns Division on Sunday, a press release stated.
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