Capacity Building Tour to Mumbai by Army
SAPNO KI UDAAN a Capacity Building Tour to Mumbai for engineering student of J&K was organised by Romeo Force from September 22 to October 1, 2017. The tour comprised of 15 students (8 boys and 7 girls) and two professors from Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri. The aim of the tour was to expose these engineering students to various advancements made in the fields of communication and Information Technology.
The eight days tour was flagged off by Lt Gen AK Sharma, GOC, White Knight Corps. The tour included a certified training capsule at Reliance Jio Data Centre and visits to Naval Dockyard, Dhiru Bhai Ambani Knowledge City, Larsen & Toubro, Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Star TV Complex, Nehru Science Centre and Film city. In addition, the local sightseeing plan for the tour included vists to places of tourist interest like Gate Way of India, Haji Ali Dargah, Marine Drive and Water World. The students also interacted with Shri C Vidyasagar Rao, the Governor of Maharashtra and Lt Gen Vishwambhar Singh, GOC, MG & G Area. They also had an opportunity to meet Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan.
The tour motivated the students to excel in their studies and educated them about the avenues and opportunities available to them. The parents and University Authorities appreciated the efforts being put in by Army towards empowerment of the students of J & K.
- Col NN Joshi