Army conducted information campaign at Dhrangdhra Military Station in Surendra Nagar District with an aim of reaching out to the young generation. The campaign was conducted to educate the children about the capabilities of Indian Army and give an insight about the role and contribution of Indian Army towards nation building.
NCC cadets and students of different schools of Dhrangdhra and Surendra Nagar(around 1000) took part in the campaign and were exposed to various facets of army life. Initially children witnessed a demonstration of deployment by a Field Artillery Battery in stimulated battle conditions and then showcased the latest state of art artillery weapon system and surveillance equipment. Later the children were briefed about the career options available for them in the army.
Officiating Station Commander of Dhrangdhra Military Station interact with the students and brought out the role and contribution of Indian Army towards nation building. He highlighted the Army response and contribution during national disasters like tsunami, earthquakes, floods and the supreme sacrifice made by soldiers during wars.