Saharanpur, Air Force Station, Sarsawa in coordination with District administration Saharanpur organised a one-day mega display of military assets for the school students of Saharanpur area.
The students witnessed various jaw dropping tactics and aerial manoeuvres of flying helicopters by Air Force pilots. On display was MI 17 V5, ALH/ Dhruv and the recently inducted sophisticated Chinooks.
The event was inaugurated by the Divisional Commissioner, Sanjay Kumar, Air Commodore Ajay Shukla Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry), DIG, Saharanpur range Upendra Agarwal and District Magistrate, Saharanpur Alok Kumar.
The aim of the programme was to reach out to the youth of the area and familiarise them with the Indian Armed Forces in general and Indian Air Force in particular. More than 3000 school children of various age group participated in the event.
Young minds were briefed about the role of the Indian Airforce and various career opportunities available in the forces. They were also apprised about the importance of maintaining cleanliness in the area to avoid birds menace, for safety flying.
The event generated remarkable interaction and excitement among the students to learn about military aircraft, equipment and the life in IAF. The event generated greater admiration & respect for our Armed forces and made many new ambassadors of Airforce amongst the Youth for whom this was an opportunity to give wings to their dreams.