DG Assam Rifles exhorts students to take up sports


IMPHAL, Jun 19
East Zone Inter Sainik Schools Sports and Cultural Meet 2022 was organised at Sainik School Punglwa, Nagaland from June 14 to 18, 2022 comprising six Sainik Schools of East Zone.
Lt Gen P C Nair, AVSM, YSM, Director General Assam Rifles attended the closing ceremony of the championship held on June 18 as the Chief Guest, said a release issued by PRO of IGAR(S).
Speaking on the occasion,  Lt Gen P C Nair encouraged the students to take up sports as it instills team work, camaraderie, leadership, patience and discipline which will prove useful in all walks of life.
He complemented the Principal of SSPN and staff for successful conduct of the event which would instill sportsmanship and esprit-de-corps amongst the cadets.
He also exhorted all cadets to join the Armed Forces.
The DG further apprised the audience about the initiative taken by Assam Rifles for admission of local students including spreading of awareness for registration of candidates to Sainik Schools in the North East.
Earlier, the DG, an alumni of Sainik School, Satara also interacted with the cadets and staff of the participating schools.
The event was attended by several dignitaries including serving Defence Officers, Deputy Commissioner Peren, LBA members, members of Parents Association, and Old Boys Association of Sainik Schools Nagaland.
Several activities including mimes, group dance, group song, solo songs and painting exhibition were also conducted at the event.