Chandigarh. December 14, 2008: In accordance with the National Youth Policy which envisages that the youth of the country should spend some time in an educational institution on out door activities. KB DAV-7 management in association with Yuvsatta (an NGO) and HQ Western Command is organizing a ‘Shorya Saptah’-a unique Army Attachment Camp at Ferozpur border, starting on December 23, 2008, for around 100 students of the School.
The Camp will provide students with a life-time opportunity to spend their winter holidays understanding the work ethos and the broader details about Indian Army at Ferozpur border. HQ Western Command had planned this trip is such a way that students will be not only be able to see Infantry and Artillery weapons but will also be able to try their hands on shooting at a short range. They’ll also learn about biodiversity conservation at Harike wetland developed by the Indian Army. A major attraction of the trip will be visit to Anglo-Sikh War Memorial, Hussainiwala Border, where Students will pay homage to Saheed Bhagat Singh, Raj Guru & Sukhdev at National Martyr’s Memorial & watch the Retreat Ceremony. The programme will end with a visit to Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar.
Sharing her views Mrs. Madhu Bahl, Principal of the School said that they’re sure that trip will go a long way to develop qualities of Character, Courage, Comradeship, Discipline, Leadership, Secular Outlook, Spirit of Adventure and the ideals of Selfless Service amongst the students. To inculcate patriotism and habit of participation they have also planned group activities and group discussions for the students during the exercise.
Mr. Parmod Sharma, Coordinator, Yuvsatta and organizer of the trip said that such excursions rejuvenates a person holistically and provides a new impetus to undertake fresh ventures.