ITBP Mussoorie officer trainees call on Governor

Gangtok, 07 Sept:

Governor Ganga Prasad today met a group of 15 officer trainees and one instructor from 24th Assistant Commandant [General Duty] Basic Course, Indo Tibetan Border Police Academy, Mussoorie [Dehradun] at New Raj Bhavan in the capital. Commandant, ITBP 13th Battalion,Anil Kumar Phool, Commanding Officer, ITBP Sector Headquarter,Gangtok, Angad P Yadav, and other officers and personnel of ITBP were present on the occasion.

A press communiqué received from Raj Bhavan informs that it was a courtesy call by the group that arrived in Sikkim on 06 Sept for nine-daylong Border Tour Programme along Indo-Tibetan Border as a part of their training module. The group will be visiting forward posts in North and East Sikkim as a mandatory exercise of their training schedule.

One of the accompanying instructors, Assistant Commandant,ShriTikamNegi, who is also the course director, provided a brief outline of the training module and activities to the Governor througha PowerPoint presentation.

During a brief interaction with the trainee officers, the Governor exhorted the trainee officers to feel proud to be chosen to carry forward the legacy of selfless service and sacrifice of freedom fighters to live and die for the nation. He called upon them to take the responsibility to take the country to the next pedestal of global leadership that India deserves in the 21st century.

He added that the country will ever remain indebted to the valiant efforts and sacrifices put forward by the armed forces and our paramilitary forces to ensure safety and security of motherland.

The Governor also conveyed his best wishes for their new assignments and postings on the completion of their training course. He also called upon them to utilise their learning in best possible way in the service of the country and countrymen.