Army trains members of VDGs in hilly Doda

Jammu: Indian Army on Monday conducted an awareness camp for members of Village Defence Groups (VDG) in alignment with ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas at Bhagwah in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir.

As per defence spokesman, the Village Defence Guards were constituted in 1995 in 10 districts of Jammu and Kashmir.

Indian Army organised a self defence and situational camp in which a total of 60 members of VDG participated.

They were briefed about the prevalent situation with respect to the modus operandi of anti- national elements in order to execute swift and effective response, tactics being employed by anti-national elements and how important their role is to ensure sustained peace and prosperity in the region.

The camp was appreciated by all the members of VDG and they shared their valuable views on maintaining peace in the region.

Such noble initiatives of the Indian Army will go a long way in empowering the Awaam.

UNI

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