Uttarakhand News

Raksha Mantri to visit Uttarakhand to attend Shaurya Diwas on March 25

Union Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman will be visiting Uttarakhand on March 25. She will be attending a award ceremony to distributed cash award to the students from Uttarakhand who have been recently selected for National Defence Academy (NDA) and Indian Military Academy (IMA). The award ceremony titled ‘Shaurya Diwas’ is aimed to encourage younger generation in the state to take up career in defence forces.

Uttarakhand State Minister for Higher Education Dhan Singh Rawat presided over a high-level meeting with officials to see over the arrangements for the award ceremony. A cash award of Rs. 50,000 will be distributed among the recipients. In the absence of a student during the ceremony, his parents will be bestowed with the award on his or her behalf. The award scheme is an initiative of the Uttarakhand Education Department.

Inputs from Tribune India