Jamshedpur: In an attempt to boost the image of the Army and to promote the spirit of adventure among students, an Army Mela, “Know your Army/Adventure activity”, was organized for school students at Sonari Army camp here on Tuesday.
Organized in the premises of 64 Field Regiment, the students of various schools have turned up in large number to witness the activities of the army as well as see weapons and communication equipment on display.
The mela seeks to motivate young minds to join the Indian Army, sources said.
The air show - sky diving from helicopters - organized on the occasion, was the most attractive event for the students, who also showed keen interest enquiring about the weapons on display.
The arms on display included Parachute motor display, Guns, Small Carbine, Insas rifles, light machine guns as well as Pipe Band and Communication Equipment.