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“Julley Ladakh” (Hello Ladakh)

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Source: PIB

The Indian Navy is conducting an outreach program called “Julley Ladakh” (Hello Ladakh) to increase awareness about the navy in the Ladakh region and engage with youth and civil society. This initiative is part of the Navy’s efforts to connect with different regions of India, following successful programs in the North East and coastal states.

 

Other objectives are:

  • Celebrating 75 years of Indian Independence
  • Conducting awareness drives at schools and colleges to promote career opportunities in the Indian Navy
  • Motivating youth to join the navy
  • Showcasing women officers and spouses as part of the “Nari Shakti” initiative
  • Interacting with naval veterans and Veer Naris (war widows) in the region.

 

Usage: Such initiatives highlight the responsibility of Armed forces to actively engage with local communities. This can be quoted in Internal security questions.