11th July 2019 – Career Prospects in the Indian Air Force
Nabha Sparsham Deeptam (The Glory that touches the sky) is the motto of the Indian Air Force which has been taken from eleventh chapter of the Gita, the discourse given by Lord Krishna to Arjuna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra during the Great War of Mahabharata.
The Indian Air Force aims to overwhelm the adversaries with application of aerospace power in defence of the nation. The IAF complements of personnel and aircraft assets which ranks fourth amongst the air forces of the world. Its primary mission is to secure Indian airspace and to conduct aerial warfare during armed conflict.
Sachdeva Global School organized a career counseling workshop on 11 July about “Career prospects in the IAF” for the students of classes IX-XII which was followed by a motivational talk and a live experience of flying to our students in a Volvo IPEV vehicle with simulators.
This career counselling workshop was about discussing avenues in the tri services and Para-military, it was in continuation to the series of workshops organized by the head of our school, Ms. Sumana Dutta Sarkar in the month of May this year.
The key speaker of the day was Wing Commander Sneha Singh who is posted at ‘DISHA’ which is the publicity cell at Air headquarters, New Delhi. Accompanying her wasWing Commander K. Vikram Kumar and Group Captain GR Sharma who along with the other members of the IAF assisted the school in broadening our ideas about various avenues in the IAF.
Overall, it was an enriching learning experience which motivated our students to serve the nation. The key speakers engaged the audience and inspired them to fly higher.
The session ended with the vote of thanks which was presented by the Head of School and as a token of appreciation a memento along with the school magazine was presented to the officers.
The school also received a memento from the IAF for inspiring young people to join the services and serve not just their mother but also their motherland.