Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr BD Mishra on Friday presented the Governor’s Citation to 307 Medium Regiment of 56 Artillery Brigade and 11th Battalion of The Kumaon Regiment in a brief ceremony at the Raj Bhavan here.
Commanding Officer Col Rahul Vatsyayan, Subedar Major Balram Singh and Gunner Unnikrishna Mohan of 307 Medium Regiment and Col Kuber Singh Karki (Commanding Officer), Lt Angad Bagga, Subedar Major Sumer Singh and Sepoy Arun Kumar of 11 KUMAON received the citations from the Governor, a communique from the Raj Bhavan said.
The Governor appreciated the Army Units for their professional proficiency, élan and operational preparedness. He also commended them for effectively performing their operational role, maintaining exceptionally good relations with the district administrations and creating an excellent bonhomie with the civil population.
Mishra, while felicitating the Commanding Officers and jawans of 307 Medium Regiment and 11 KUMAON, called upon the members of Armed Forces to motivate the youths and inspire them to join the Indian Armed Forces.
He also asked them to conduct motivational interaction with the students and youths to inculcate nationalism in them and contribute towards nation-building. The Governor also suggested the officers of the Army Units to select physically fit and eligible youths in their area of responsibility (AoR) and conduct pre-recruitment training for them.
He further stressed on strengthening the goodwill amongst civil administration and local population. Mishra asked them to assist the locals in preserving the environment, tribal traditions and cultural heritage as also promote education, health and hygiene and create awareness about Covid19 precautions and Covid-appropriate behaviour in their area of deployment, the communique added.