PASIGHAT, OCT 18:
A seminar on the theme of National Security and its Challenges was held today here at Conference hall, Upper Campus JNC, with the objective to create awareness among the youth in particular and citizens of the country on national security.
The meeting was attended by students and faculty members among others. The outreach programme was organized by the NGO, Forum for Awareness of National Security (FANS).
Delivering his keynote address, President FANS, Lt Gen (Retd), Dr Raj Nandan Singh, PVSM, AVSM, also dwelt on the role of local populace in safeguarding the country while also referring to raising of Arunachal Scouts, as one of the steps in the direction.
He highlighted on security scenario of the country adding that awareness of citizens will also contribute to the protection of both internal and external security for maintaining and promoting the peace and progress of India.
Chief Guest, Vice-Principal, J N College, Dr S D Choudhary, also dwelt on various facets challenging the national security like face currency by forces inimical to the interest of the nation and other expressed his opinion on various issues. The unity and security of the nation is of utmost importance, he emphasized during his speech.
Earlier, National General Secretary (organisation), FANS, Golok Bihari Rai also spoke of India s growing stature in the global scenario. He also spoke on India s role in regional stability and India s efforts in promoting economic, diplomatic and trade ties with countries including in strengthening age-old cultural ties.
Earlier, Dr Narang Tari, Associate Professor, Dept of Political Science, JNC extended the welcome address to the participants. DIPRO