Dimapur, September 27: Indian Army is conducting a 14-day National Integration Tour (NIT) for 19 students (7 girls and 12 boys) of different age groups, and 2 teachers from remote areas of Nagaland.
A press release informed that the tour was flagged off from Rangapahar Military Station by Lt Gen HS Sahi, AVSM, YSM, SM, General Officer Commanding, Spear Corps on September 27.
The tour aims to provide the students a kaleidoscopic view of the nation and enable the young minds to be inspired by its rich and cultural diversity.
The students aged between 15 to 22 years from Kigwema, Kezo and Chakabama villages of Kohima district, will have the privilege of interacting with the President of India at Rashtrapathi Bhavan.
As part of tour, students will also be visiting prestigious Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, witnessing the training of soldiers at Kumaon & Naga Regimental Centre, Ranikhet and several other places of interest.
The students will also be travelling from Dehradun to Delhi in the much acclaimed Vande Bharat Express. Students were very enthusiastic about the trip as this was their first journey away from Nagaland, a journey that would be a milestone for their bright future.
While interacting with the students Lt Gen HS Sahi emphasised that Nagaland has a huge untapped potential and that the students are future of Nagaland and India. (Page News Service)