The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Thursday coordinated varsities and higher educational institutions the nation over to watch September 29 as “Surgical Strike Day”. The choice comes after the administration had reported its intend to commend the second commemoration of the ‘Surgical Strike’ in the not so distant future.
The UGC in a correspondence has suggested that exercises like talk-sessions by ex-servicemen about penances by the military, uncommon motorcades, visit to shows and sending welcoming cards to promise their help for military ought to be led as a part of the festival.
“The NCC units of all colleges ought to sort out a unique motorcade on September 29 after which the NCC leader will address them on the modalities of security of the fringes. The varsities may sort out a discussion session calling ex-servicemen to sharpen understudies about penances made by the military,” the correspondence to all Vice Chancellors expressed.
“An interactive media show will be composed around India Gate on September 29. Comparative shows might be sorted out in states, association regions, imperative towns and cantonments the nation over. The organizations ought to energize understudies and employees to visit these shows.”
It has also recommended that the understudies will promise their help for military by composing letters and cards which might be created in both computerized and physical organization.
“The letters and cards ought to be imparted to PRO Defense and PIB for exposure over different media,” the UGC said.
As per office report, on Wednesday, Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal had said that the legislature will be “commending” the second commemoration of the surgical strikes. He said that the 2016 strikes, which saw Indian Army commandos going into the Pakistani-involved domain to kill psychological militant platforms, demonstrated the world that we “mean business”.
The activity was completed by para commandos of the 4th and 9th contingents of the Indian Army and the terror launch pads platforms focused on were in the scope of 2 to 3 km from the Line of Control (LoC).