BANDIPORA- Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmed on Tuesday flagged-off a group of trekkers from mini Secretariat, here to Gurez for a five-day trekking expedition.
About 50 students from different education zones are participating in this expedition.
Officials informed that 10 students from every zone under the age group of 14 and 17 along with 06officials of Youth Services and Sports department are participating in the event.
ADC Bandipora, Waseem Raja and Joint Director Planning, Imtiyaz Ahmad were also present at the flag-off ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC said that trekking over the hills of Gurez will be a great experience for students. He also urged them to observe flora and fauna of the places they will bevisiting for knowledge and reference.
He said that while achieving the objectives of trekking, all trekkers shall reap its benefits and inculcate best human values in them to become a good citizen.
All the arrangements of transportation, boarding and lodging have been made by the Department of
Youth Services and Sports (DYSS).
The DC appreciated the organizers and urged them to provide enough guidance and ensure availability of all facilities to the trekkers during the camp.
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