New Delhi: Over 100 cadets, including 35 women, were inducted into the Army at a passing-out parade held at the Officers Training Academy here on Saturday. Eight gentlemen cadets and 28 women from friendly nations also completed their training. A total of 222 officer cadets passed out from Officers Training Academy, Chennai including 36 cadets from Bhutan, Nigeria and Maldives.
A military parade and a drill of the cadets marching to martial tunes marked the ceremony, a press release said.
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222 Officer Cadets including 36 Cadets from Bhutan, Nigeria & Maldives of SSC 114 & SSCW 28 passed out from the haloed portals of #OTAChennai. The impressive parade was reviewed by Lt Gen Batoo Tshering, Chief Operations Officer of #RoyalBhutanArmy. pic.twitter.com/S0VZa5uAua
— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) October 29, 2022
Ahead of the completion of training, the cadets underwent one-year training. The Royal Bhutan Army chief operation officer Lieutenant General Batoo Tshering reviewed the passing-out parade.
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Tshering complimented the officer-cadets at the Academy and exhorted them to adhere to the military values of selfless service and strive for excellence in their endeavours.
Academy Under-Officer M Pavithra received the sword of honour while Gourav Saklani the gold medal. Junior Under-Officer Shubham Mallikarjun Nesaragi bagged the bronze medal.
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