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Group of students from Manipur call on MoS Dr Jitendra Singh

Published Dec 20, 2018
Updated Jun 06, 2020

A group of 20 students from Dingpi region of Chandel district of Manipur called on the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, here today. The students are on a National Integration Tour being organised by 29 Assam Rifles. They belong to the age group of 13-20 years and are accompanied by 2 teachers. The purpose of the visit is to give exposure to these students coming from the remote areas of North East.

While interacting with the children, Dr Jitendra Singh said that this is a unique opportunity for the children of remote bordering areas of India. He said that such tours give exposure to the students and give them confidence. He conveyed his best wishes to the students for their future. The Minister also expressed thanks to Assam Rifles for organising such tours and giving exposure to the children from remote areas. This will provide children knowledge about the historical and cultural places of India, he added.

The students have visited Delhi, Agra and Dholpur during their tour. They visited Rashtrapati Bhawan, Red Fort, Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar, Lotus temple, India Gate, Nehru Planetarium, Museum, Metro, Taj Mahal and Rashtriya Military School, Dholpur, among other places.