Leh, April 20: The 37th Battalion of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) organised a flag-off ceremony for the Bharat Darshan Tour 2021-22 at Kumba Hall of 24th Bn ITBP by 3 in the presence of DIG, North-west Frontier, ITBP, R K Verma.
Commandant, 5th Bn, D Justin Robert; Commandant, 16th Bn, A N Dutta; Commandant, 37th Bn, Piyush Pushkar; Commandant, (Tele), HQ, NW Frontier, Rajesh Chaudhary; CMO (SG), Sector Hospital, Ladakh, Dr P S Gunjiyal; other Officers; SOs and Himveers of ITBP were also present on the occasion.
A total of 46 students from different villages of the Changthang region, such as Chumathang, Nyoma, Korzok, Mudh, Anlay, Tsongka Kharu, Tsaga, Rongo, Loma, Nidder, Skidmang and Sumda, along with two teachers and two ITBP officials, are part of the touring group.
During this tour, the team would visit places of interest, historical significance and monuments from Leh to Delhi and Kochi.
The tour aims to enhance students’ knowledge and inculcate coordination and cooperation skills while away from home. This initiative also focuses on developing a mutual relationship between the security forces and the civilians.