Girl students from Kashmir meet army chief

New Delhi: A group of girl students from remote parts of Kashmir today met Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, who shared with them his experiences of those areas.

Rawat motivated the students to work hard and contribute actively in the nation building process, a defence ministry press release said.

The girls are on a tour as part of the army s ongoing outreach programme to foster the spirit of national integration across the entire swathe of the country, the release said.

The national integration tours are educational and motivational tours for school children, youth and local populace of Jammu and Kashmir and North Eastern States, with an aim of providing an insight into the rich heritage of the country.

During the course of the tour, the children have visited various cultural and historical places in Bengaluru and Delhi.