Hon’ble Governor of Manipur Flags in National Integration Tour From Tengnoupal to Kolkata and Back at Mantripukhri
Hon’ble Governor of Manipur Sushri Anusuiya Uikey flagged in 12 days National Integration Tour (NIT) at Mantripukhri garrison on 06 Mar 2023. As part of Op Sadbhavna, the tour comprising of two teachers and 20 Students including 10 girls from seven schools of Tengnoupal district of Manipur was flagged off from Machi village in Tengnoupal district to Kolkata and back on 22 Feb20 23 by HQ IGAR (South).
The tour was organised to expose the children of North Eastern region to the rich culture and heritage of India and to develop their bonds of friendship with people of other States thereby strengthening National Integration. The tour also facilitated students to unveil various career options through interaction with renowned personalities and visiting institutions of National importance.
As part of the tour, the students visited various places to include National Security Guard Hub at Kolkata, Indian Naval Ship Netaji Subhash, Airforce Station Barrackpore, Sainik School Imphal and many tourist attractions in Kolkata. During the course of the tour, the students also interacted with Hon'ble Governor of West Bengal and Eastern Army Commander.
At flagging in ceremony, Hon'ble Governor of Manipur lauded the efforts of Assam Rifles for organising the tour in such a meticulous manner. Hon'ble Governor also mentioned that such Integration Tours enable the participants to develop sense of oneness and broaden their horizon through exposure to heritage, culture, hallowed institutions and varied lifestyles of people in other parts of India. At the end, children & faculty members whole heartedly extended their appreciation and gratitude for the efforts of Security Forces for organizing the tour.