AIR MARSHAL RK DHIR PVSM AVSM VM ADC VISITS SAINIK SCHOOL BALACHADI
Air Marshal RK Dhir PVSM AVSM VM ADC Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Air Command, Gandhinagar visited Sainik School Balachadi, Jamnagar on 25 Apr 2018.
The Chief Guest was given a warm welcome by the Principal Gp Capt Ravinder Singh. On his arrival, the Chief Guest laid wreath on Shaurya Stambh - the war memorial of martyrs. Later, he was briefed about the school and its surroundings on Sand Model by cadet Luv Patel.
The Chief Guest interacted with the Cadets and the staff in the school auditorium. The Chief Guest shared his experiences of school days in Sainik School Kunjpura, Haryana and answered many questions of the cadets. He emphasized the need of Defence Services for the developing nations like India and motivated the Young Balachadians to join Defence Forces. He also shared his views regarding the role of women in defence forces and their admissions to Sainik schools wherein he felt that since the women have already made their place in various branches of Defence, they should be given an opportunity to join Sainik Schools also.Finally, Vote of Thanks was proposed by Lt Col Deepak Chaddha, Administrative Officer, Sainik School Balachadi. The visit culminated after the Chief Guest had lunch with staff and cadets at the cadet’s Mess.