VDC members showcase skills

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STATE TIMES NEWS

RAJOURI: Army organised an interactive workshop with Village Defence Committee (VDC) members of Sabra, Keri and Harni area in District Rajouri (J&K). During the workshop, the members displayed their training prowess and skills in weapon handling. The Army assisted all the members of VDC in further improving their self defence capabilities and laid emphasis on the role of Village Defence Committee.
A lecture cum demonstration on weapon handling and cleaning, musketry, firing positions and minor repairs of weapons was conducted as part of the workshop. VDC members appreciated the support provided by Indian Army in all spheres. Speaking on the occasion, the Sarpanches of the villages said that such meetings not only enhance the bond between the Army and Awam but also boost the morale of the locals which in turn assists in maintaining Peace and Harmony in the region. A total of 40 VDCs attended the event.