Army uplifts rural educational infrastructure in Akhnoor


Jammu, Dec 08: Crossed Swords Division guarding the Line of Control along the Akhnoor sector, reached out to the local population of remote border area villages and extended its helping hand by shoring up the educational infrastructure of the primary and middle schools. In a significant and much needed resource augmentation of the local Government Schools, the Army authorities under Crossed Swords Division today gave away sports equipment and water storage tanks for drinking water facility to be utilized by school going children in a total of 19 Government primary School and 10 Government High/Middle schools to including the villages of Jhang, Dager, Talal, Baltod and many more which lacked these amenties and resources.Army 1

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During the interaction with the school administration and eminent local personnel, the Army authorities reiterated their firm resolve and commitment for improvement of the existing infrastructure of various educational institutions falling under Akhnoor Tehsil, as part of the ongoing  Sadbhavana initiative  being undertaken by the Indian Army in the state of J & K.

Speaking on the occasion Mr Vijay Kumar Sharma, Principal of Government Higher Secondary School, Dori Dager appreciated this significant gesture of the Army and expressed his gratitude, for this yeoman service by the Army which is beneficial for upliftment and welfare of local population.