‘Know Your Army’ attracts youth at an exhibition

Stanzin Palkit
Jammu, Aug 10

Indian Army has organised two-day exhibition on ‘Know Your Army’ here at University of Jammu grounds.
With an aim to boost youngsters about joining Army and also aware children about the functioning of the defence forces, an exhibition was organised, which attracted hundreds of visitors including school students.
Hi-tech Weapons and Equipments were also displayed during the exhibition, which will conclude here tomorrow.
“We really feel proud to be part of an exhibition organised by the force, which protects us and stands tall against the enemies while guarding borders,” a student said.
“We must always encourage and support our Army men, who are living miles away from their families to secure our families,” she said.
“In my opinion, every Indian citizen on seeing ‘men in olive’ should at least salute him, which will be a biggest respect to the troops and uplift their morale,” a visitor said.
Indian army has wide range of small arms, artillery guns, armoured vehicles communication setup and other specialist equipments which attracted youth to great extent.
“Aim behind exhibition is to aware youth of Jammu about weapons and other equipments besides providing them proper counselling for adopting Army as career”, informed Lt Col R C Jha.
He also added that they are encouraging the youth to join the army.
Students from different schools were present on the occasion and interacted with army personnel regarding weapons and other equipments.
Speaking on the occasion students said that they enjoyed knowing about the Indian Army and felt happy during interactions.
Every year, army holds similar exhibitions for the youth of Jammu to encourage them to join the army.
Meanwhile the visitors at the exhibition were made aware about latest equipment and gadgets being used by the Indian Army during war and on the borders.