Dimapur, Sep. 12 (EMN): The first Sainik School of Arunachal Pradesh in East Siang district was inaugurated on Tuesday September 11 by Chief Minister Pema Khandu. Colonel C Konwer, PRO (Defence) issued a press release on Wednesday.
The school began its first academic session with an intake of 60 students selected from all over Arunachal and other parts of the country.
Khandu congratulated the first-batch students, and appreciated the role of Goalpara Sainik School principal, Captain Edwin Jothirajan, for his efforts to ensure early establishment of the school, stated the press release.
Maj Gen Bhaskar Kalita, GOC Formidable Fifty Six, Education Secretary Madhurani Teotia, Health Minister Alo Libang and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.