Golden Katar Conducts ‘KNOW YOUR ARMY’ At IIM Ahmedabad

 Hiten Shukla

 Golden Katar Division of Indian Army conducted ‘Know your Army’ event at IIM Ahmedabad on 25 Jan 2020 on request of officers of Armed Forces Program (AFP) – 19 for the benefit of faculty and students. The event was open to the students of other colleges and the general public.The event comprised band display from Maratha Band and Gorkha Band and a plethora of weapons and equipment display which are used up to battalion level by the infantry and other support equipment being used by Corps of Engineers, Signals, Medical and EME.

The event was a first of its kind which generated enthusiasm in people across all age groups and professions.  Brigadier Ajit Meelu, Dy GOC of Golden Katar Division and Chairperson of the AFP, Prof. Parvinder Gupta graced the event by their presence. The show stoppers were the two military bands which apart from playing martial tunes also performed the drummers’ call.

Armed Forces Program (AFP) is a full time residential Business Management Certification Course held at IIM Ahmedabad for selected officers of the Armed Forces which allows them to graduate from military life to corporate world. The present AFP commenced in Oct 2019 and will be concluding on Mar 2020.