Anantnag: Taking the demand of the residents into account, the army is likely to upgrade Army Good School Aishmuqam to higher secondary school standard soon.
Officer Commanding (GOC) 15 Corps, Lt Gen Om Prakash, who visited Aishmuqam area in South Kashmir and interacted with the locals during a ‘Awami Mila’ program organized by Army’s 3 Rashtriya Rifles under the aegis of 1 Sector RR, said the army was considering the peoples demand.
GoC interacted with a lot of people, which included the sarpanchs, taxi operators, prominent Gujjars of the area and children of Army Goodwill School and their parents.
On the occasion gathered, the parents and children demanded up gradation of school to 12th standard.
After hearing the peoples problems with patience the general gave an assurance about the continuous support of the army in solving their problems and ushering in development in the area. “The school is likely to be upgraded soon,” he said.
Interacting with leaders of the Gujjar community, the general asked them to guide the youth to follow the path of peace and progress.
People of the area asked the comanding officer to facilitate recruitment of young boys from Pahalgam valley who off late had shown tremendous interest in joining the army.
He responded that he would do whatever was possible.
Students of Army Goodwill Public School students have been selected for this years Republic Day parade at New Delhi.
Saahil Suhail is a Kashmir based budding journalist who contributes towards Hill Post