NSS East Zone Pre Republic
Day Parade Training at USTM
Ninth Mile, RiBhoi, November 5, 2018: The
National Service Scheme’s pre Republic Day parade camp
for the Eastern Region is being held at the University
of Science and Technology Meghalaya from 4th November.
The camp was formally inaugurated here today by Dipak
Kumar, Regional Director, NSS in the presence of P. R.
Khound, Director, Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare,
Assam;MahbubulHoque, Chancellor, USTM; Dr PK Gowami,
Vice Chancellor and Prof. AlakaSarma, Pro VC of USTM.The
10 day long camp is being organized by NSS in
association with USTM.
Addressing the gathering, MrP. R. Khound congratulated
the students for getting the opportunity to participate
in this prestigious Camp. He thanked the Chancellor for
providing the good infrastructure of USTM to the
participants and asked the students to gear up and give
their best to get selected for the Republic Day parade
in New Delhi.
A total of 200 NSS volunteers from 10 states, including
West Bengal and Odisha are participating in the Camp,
out of which the best 40 NSS volunteers will be selected
to participate in the Republic Day parade of 2019 to be
held in New Delhi.Experts from different government and
non-government organizations from across the country are
here to impart training on Parade, Life Skills, Yoga and
Cultural programmes to the participants.
A cultural procession took place as part of the
inaugural ceremony today. Participants from all over
north-eastern states and West Bengal and Orissa joined
the procession in colorful traditional dresses. The aim
was to strengthen the unity and brotherhood of the
country.Earlier, Mahbubul Hoque welcomed all the
volunteers and wished them a pleasant and learning stay
in the University.