Banhal 16/01/2023:In a commendable initiative to promote education, the 23 Rashtriya Rifles (Rajput) unit organized an educational awareness program, “Shiksha Mela,” at Higher Secondary School Khari in district Ramban. The focus was on enlightening children, youth, and students about the scholarships provided by the Indian Army for various academic levels.The event, graced by Deputy Commissioner Ramban, Baseer-Ul-Haq Chaudhary, witnessed him acknowledging the paramount role of education in youth development. He applauded the initiative by 23 RR, emphasizing that the education of youth is a pivotal force propelling overall development, aligning with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision. DC Ramban affirmed the administration’s unwavering commitment to realizing the Prime Minister’s vision.Participating in the program, Chairperson District Development, Ramban, Dr. Shamshad Shan, commended the Indian Army for inspiring students to pursue education and steering them away from societal vices.The awareness program, attended by around 500 participants, including students and parents from various parts of Ramban district, highlighted the crucial support provided by the Indian Army. The session shed light on existing beneficiary schemes, notably the impactful Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, showcasing the diverse forms of assistance accessible to the students.Later, a prize distribution ceremony was held to felicitate the academic achievers, recognizing and encouraging excellence in education.