Army signs MoU to provide coaching to selected students for higher education in Jammu zone
Jammu, Jun 16 (PTI) Jammu-based White Knight Corps of Indian Army on Thursday signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with centre for Social Responsibility and Leadership (CSRL) and Petronet LNG Limited (PLL) for a coaching project 'Petronet Jammu Super 30', a defence spokesman said.
Under this project, 30 selected students from the entire Jammu region will be imparted coaching by qualified teachers in a fully residential facility established by the Army at Reasi, the spokesman said.
He said the project is part of the relentless efforts to facilitate the youth of remote areas by providing quality education and thereby enabling them to realise their aspirations.
General Officer Commanding, White Knight Corps, Lt Gen Manjinder Singh interacted with officials of CSRL and Petronet and complimented them for their valuable contribution towards such a noble initiative aimed at guiding the underprivileged youth towards a brighter tomorrow.
He also emphasized that such initiatives will provide much needed special coaching for higher education to talented youth from remote areas of Jammu region, which will enable the youth for admissions in reputed engineering institutes.
Selection of the students for such institutes will be a matter of pride for J&K and the Indian Army, the GOC said.
He conveyed his best wishes, success and a better future to all students and faculty of the project and assured all possible support by the Army.
Lt Gen Singh also assured that the Army will continue working towards the betterment of people of Jammu and Kashmir with much more initiatives for empowerment of youth.