IMPHAL, Dec 4: The IGAR (s) organized a felicitation ceremony for school boys selected into the reputed Army Boys Sports Company today, stated a PRO release. Speaker, Manipur Assembly, Iregbam Hemochandra Singh attended the ceremony as chief guest.
It has further stated that the AR had earlier organized pre training and guidance of willing candidates from the state interested in getting enrolled for Boys Sports Company and also made all administrative arrangements to attend the selection procedure. After a grueling selection procedure organized at Headquarters Artillery Centre, Hyderabad with imminent sports coaches/personalities from Army, Sports Authority of India and other fields in attendance, 11 boys were selected in disciplines of athletics and boxing, it added.
It has further stated that in another occasion, 15 AR of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR(s) felicitated 12 child artists of “The Academy for Cultural Resources and Training Institute”, Nepra Company, Thoubal district today. These children between 10-14 years had participated in “Viraasat Series 2011” organized by SPIC MACAY, India Imphal Chapter from 12-29th Nov 2011. The children exhibited their talents in Pung Cholom and Dhon Dhulok Cholom at Guwahati, Delhi, Karnataka and West Bengal during the programme. These children had also earlier performed at Bal Sangam, Bangalore, Commonwealth games, New Delhi, Manipur cultural festival, Bhopal, National folk dance festival, Agartala, Republic Day Parade, New Delhi, Sangai Tourism Festival, Imphal etc. The Children are students of New Public Higher Secondary School, KM Blooming High School and LM High School, Khangabok, the release added.