UKHRUL, Jul 13 : Somsai Battalion of 10 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) organised a selection examination cum interview for young students to join the aviation sector through Jettwings Institute, at Ukhrul. This initiative enabled 45 candidates from Ukhrul and Kamjong districts to realise their dreams, said a press release issued by IGAR (S).
The candidates been selected by Jettwings, a Guwahati based institute, will undergo a one year Graduate Diploma in Aviation, Hospitality and Cabin Crew Operations starting in September.
The training and placement programme is fully sponsored by the Ministry of Rural Development.
Assam Rifles stepped in as a facilitator and coordinated with the institute to come over to Ukhrul for the selections.
Assam Rifles also encouraged children from remote locations like Chattrik and Chassad to take the exam.
10 Sector Assam Rifles facilitated the conduct of written exam and personal interview on June 25 and July 13 at Assam Rifles post in Ukhrul district.
Jettwings boasts of a 100 percent placement record for its previous batches. These 45 students from the hills are sure to achieve great success and emerge as role models for other youth in the area.
64 youth from Ukhrul and Kamjong districts have already joined the institute for training in the last one year, added the statement.