Imphal, June 10,
Under the ‘Project Akanksha’ of the Indian Army, as many as 178 women aspirant to join the Indian Army had registered their name to take part in the recruitment rally for Soldier General Duty (Women Military Police) scheduled at Shillong in the month of September 2019.
The Khuga battalion helped the aspirant candidates in on line registration based on their educational merit and qualifications, a statement said that those registered female aspirant candidates are affiliated with the Khuga Career Counseling cell and would be provided with free coaching for the forthcoming Army recruitment Rally.
‘Project Akanksha’ was launched by Khuga Battalion as part of nation building and an initiative to empower women in the State of Manipur. Project Akanksha was aimed at reaching out to the maximum local youth especially Girls and Women residing in the remote areas of District Churachandpur. Various Awareness and Registration Camps, Reach out Programmes and Empowerment Campaigns were conducted by Khuga Career Counseling Cell through Mobile Interactive Terminal for Rural Areas (MITRA) Vehicle Since April 2019.
‘Project Akanksha’ also provided an excellent opportunity for the Battalion to reach out to the local populace and motivate them towards empowering aspiring women candidates. The aspirants expressed their gratitude towards the genuine concern exhibited by the Indian Army for providing them an appropriate forum and guide them towards better future career prospect.
Rabi Takhellambam, a resident of Kairembikhok Mayai Leikai, ThoubaI District has been in the field of Journalism for more than 10 years. Rabi, is well known for his reporting from Thoubal side and Indo-Myanmar border. Rabi is also a member of All Manipur Working Journalist Union, the parent body of Journalist Union in Manipur. He can be contacted by email at [email protected]