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ARMY WELCOMES KARGIL CHILDREN STUDYING IN PUNE

UDHAMPUR (J&K),As part of Operation Sadbhavana a welcome ceremony was organised by Army for             16 Children of Sarhad English Medium School, Pune from the border areas of Kargil who have come home for their summer vacations.  The ceremony was organised at Chhanigund which was attended by CEC, ADC and CEO, Kargil. Officiating Commander, 121 Infantry Brigade Group extended a warm welcome to the children returning back home for summer holidays.
Mr Haji Mohammad Haneefa Jan, CEC personally interacted with all children and parents during the function. CEC while interacting with students stressed the students to strive hard for perceiving education as they have got a good opportunity in life and said that whatever they become in life should contribute to the development of their homeland, Kargil. He said that such kind of facility extended by the Indian Army is Part of Goodwill projects for local populace of Kargil particularly in the field of education.
Consolidating National Integration and knitting various areas of our nation together, Sarhad English Medium School, Pune stands tall today in imparting quality education to children of the far flung areas of Kargil and Ladakh region. All the expenditure for education, boarding and lodging is provided by Sarhad Society, Pune and the Army assists in their move from Pune to Kargil and back every year under Operation Sadbhavana.
Parents who had come to escort their children appreciated the efforts put in by Army to provide quality education to the children of Kargil districts. They will be returning back to continue their academic session after summer vacations on 12 June 2015.