Army's 'Clean India' Camp Concludes

Published: 11th June 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th June 2015 03:26 AM   |  A+A-

KOLKATA: A “Clean India, Green India” camp for children organised by the Army at Happy valley in Shillong in Meghalaya drew to a close on Tuesday. The 5-day ‘Eastern Command Adventure Camp 2015’ was organised by 58 Gorkha Training Centre, according to a Ministry of Defence communique on Wednesday.

Sixty-two children belonging to defence personnel participated  in the adventure camp, whose  ‘Clean India-Green India’ theme underscored the need for the participation of today’s youth in saving the environment and nation building.

The children were made to undergo a gruelling schedule, which included jungle trek, camping, survival in jungle, rock climbing, navigation, treasure hunt, first aid and life-saving techniques.

Personality development activities such as debate, quiz, painting, music and dance were also organised. The adventure camp culminated with a camp fire on Tuesday night.


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