To generate Computer awareness among the students of remote village areas, 19 Madras Regiment under Red Horns Division organised a basic computer course of one month in Gaurang Nagar, near Bilasipra town of Dhubri district. In total 23 students had joined in the course and they had been taught MS Word, MS Power Point and MS Excel. In addition, classes regarding Internet Protocols and World Wide Web were also conducted.
On the occasion of closing ceremony held on 14 Jun 2011, certificates of merit were awarded to those meritorious students by Colonel PS Punia, Commanding Officer of 19 Madras Regiment. While interacting with the gathering, he emphasized that the youth is the future of any nation and the importance of Information Technology in modern world is very essential for a bright future.
The course was one of the series of events organised by the Army to broaden to encourage them to utilise their tremendous potential and energy to promote peace and harmony in the state of Assam, the army sources revealed.