Sainik welfare dept organises career counselling session

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JAMMU: The sainik welfare department on Tuesday organized career counselling session for the border youth of RS Pura sector.

The move, as per a spokesperson of the department, has been taken to save the border youth from falling prey to vicious inimical propaganda and drugs, crime and other evil paths of self-destruction amidst the tough situation faced by them due to continuous border firing.

“With this objective, the Director sainik welfare department organised a counselling cum coaching session at army public school, Miran Saheb, Jammu in co-ordination with the local army authorities,” the spokesperson said.

Col Dr Virendra K Sahi and Col Sham Lal, voluntarily conducted the counselling capsule to give detailed guidance to the boys and girls from the sensitive and affected border areas.

Director sainik welfare department conducted the talk on the avenues available both to boys and girls and method of applying for jobs in armed forces.

As per the spokesperson, the officers of J&K Ex-Services League have served as assessors in the army services selection boards and are voluntarily rendering this service to guide the youth. “Similar programmes have also been planned for other parts of the state” informed the Director sainik welfare department Brig Harcharan Singh.