NSS East Zone Pre Republic Day Parade Training
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
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, MahbubulHoque welcomed all the
volunteers and wished them a pleasant and
learning stay in the University.