To encourage games, sports and adventure activities in the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering (EME) and to give due recognition and encouragement to sportsmen, EME Blazers and Gold medals were awarded to outstanding sportsmen of various disciplines at 1 EME Centre, Secunderabad on February 26, 2018. Major General Raju K Subramani, Commandant, EME School, Baroda was the chief guest in the ceremony and presented three DGEME Gold Medals and 16 blazers to outstanding sportsmen of various disciplines.
The Corps has always been in the forefront of sports and adventure and produced outstanding sports persons like the "Flying Sikh Milkha Singh", who set ablaze the athletic arena in India and abroad in 400m races during 1950s and 1960s, Brigadier RK Manchanda, the seven time National Squash Champions, Major HPS Ahluwalia the first defence person to scale Mount Everest, Colonel JK Bajaj, the first Asian to reach south pole and many others who continue to bring laurels to the country.
The fraternity of Corps of EME, popularity called as the 'The Eagles' is an organization with the best skilled technicians and engineers of the Indian Army. A 'Powerhouse of technology and innovations, the Corps has proved its mettle in providing effective engineering support to the Weapon System and Equipment of the Indian Army in all Wars. The Corps is playing a pivotal role in the Army's drive towards self-reliance through indigenization and innovation.
Major General Raju K Subramani, Commandant, EME School, Baroda with the medal winning sportsmen at 1 EME Centre, Secunderabad. Brigadier Sandeep Bhalla (sitting third left), Commandant, 1 EME Centre also seen.