In an effort to mark ‘Surgical Strike Day’ in a befitting manner, University Grants Commission asked students to pledge their support for the armed forces by writing letters and cards.
As the Government of India decided to observe Surgical Strike Day on September 29, UGS announced several activities and programs to celebrate the spirit of the day in memorable manner.
The leaflet released by UGC Secretary to the Vice Chancellors of all universities, mentioned that all the Higher Education Institutions and NCC units shall organise a special parade on September 29 after which the NCC commander shall address them on the modalities of protection of border.
The notice suggested that universities to organise meetings and call former service men to tell students about the many sacrifices made by the armed forces. UGC asked students to vow their support for the armed forces by writing letters and cards which may be produced in both physical and digital formats; and will be shared with PRO, Defence and Press Information Bureau (PIB) and social media.