Friday, August 24, 2018

Opening Ceremony Exercise SCO Peace Mission 2018

Opening Ceremony Exercise SCO Peace Mission 2018

Exercise Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Peace Mission 2018, the latest in 'Peace Mission' series formally started on 24 August 2018 at Chebarkul, Russia. The opening ceremony was conducted in Chebarkul, Russia with military contingents of the all eight SCO member nations participating in this exercise. The contingents were addressed by        Lieutenant General Alexander Pavlovich Lapin, Chief Commander Central Military District, Russia. The formal parade by military contingents was performed at the camp location of Combined Arms Range in Chebarkul, Russia.

The exercise will provide an opportunity to the armed forces of SCO nations to train in counter terrorism operations in urban scenario in a multinational and joint environment.  The scope of the exercise includes professional interaction, mutual understanding of drills & procedures, establishment of joint command and control structures and elimination of terrorist threat in urban counter terrorist scenario.

The Russian Army has the major participation of 1700 personnel followed by China with 700 & India with 200 personnel. The SCO Peace Mission Exercise is one of the major defense cooperation initiatives amongst SCO nations and will be a landmark event in the history of SCO defence cooperation.

Commissioning ceremony of first batch of BSC nursing college of nursing, army hospital (R&R)

Commissioning ceremony of the First Batch of BSc nursing students, College  of  Nursing was held  here today.

Commandant, Army Hospital (R&R), Delhi Cantt Lt Gen U K Sharma addressing as the Chief Guest urged upon the newly commissioned nursing officers to nurture the ethics of Military Nursing Service and to serve the nation with competence and valour. He advised the new Lieutenants to keep abreast with the latest developments in the field of medicine and nursing and to care the sick soldiers with devotion, dedication and compassion. Lt Gen Sharma also congratulated the newly commissioned nursing officers and their proud parents. Addl DGMNS Maj Gen Annakutty Babu delivered an inspirational speech  to  the newly commissioned Nursing Officers.

Principal Matron, Army Hospital (R&R) Maj Gen Kajal Chakraborty, welcomed the dignitaries and Principal, College of Nursing Col Arnita Devrani delivered the batch   report. During the ceremony the 30 young nursing students were commissioned as Lieutenants into the Military Nursing Services and were posted to various Armed Forces Hospitals. Lt Arunima GP and Lt Dixeena OA   were awarded Commandants Silver medal for securing First and Second position respectively in the batch.  The Best All Round Student Trophy was awarded to Lt Arunima GP and Lt Lata Kumari was adjudged as the Best Clinical Nurse.

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