Saturday, December 19, 2015

22,000 register for Army rally

Source: The Hindu 




Additional Deputy Commissioner D. Shanmukh (right) and Col. Dushyant Singh,Director, Recruitment (Belagavi region) at a meeting to discuss preparations for an Armyrally, in Bidar on Friday.— Photo: Gopichand T.

As many as 22,000 persons have registered online for the Army rally to be held the district stadium in Bidar from January 5 to 15.

Col. Dushyant Singh, director, recruitment (Belagavi region), announced this in a meeting with district administration officials in the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Friday. Around 3,000 to 4,000 candidates will attend the rally every day. The rally was organised to help youth from Hyderabad Karnataka and the surrounding areas to join the Army. However, any eligible candidate from any district can compete, the officer said.

D. Shanmukh, Additional Deputy Commissioner, said that candidates will get facilities like food and water apart from temporary boarding.

Public Works Department engineers will ensure that the stadium is properly maintained and barricades are erected as per the Army’s instructions. The tahsildar’s office and the Education Department will depute officers to help translate certificates that are in Kannada.

The Health Department will depute doctors and paramedical staff along with an ambulance. The district administration will train candidates in the Aurad, Basava Kalyan, Bhalki, Humnabad and the district stadium. They will be trained in long jump, running and push-ups, Mr. Shanmukh said.



Source:http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-karnataka/22000-register-for-army-rally/article8006934.ece


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