In the parade 306 Indian and 71 Foreign Gentlemen Cadets (GC) participated
The deputy commandant’s parade was organised at the Indian Military Academy (IMA) on Wednesday. In the parade held at the historic Chetwode drill square, 306 Indian and 71 Foreign Gentlemen Cadets (GC) displayed enthusiasm, vigour and zeal in the drill movements performed by them.
The deputy commandant of IMA, Major General G S Rawat reviewed the parade. In his addressed the deputy commandant who also is the chief instructor of IMA complimented the GCs of the Passing Out Course for their outstanding standards on the drill Square. He mentioned that the efforts of the faculty and the hard work of the Gentlemen Cadets were quite evident from the crisp and coordinated movements. Major General Rawat said that he was sanguine that the standards will further improve as we near the final Passing out Parade on December 7. He complimented the GCs for the hard work put in and for having finally reached the threshold to a world filled with challenges and responsibilities. During the address to the passing out course he said that the GCs have been taught to ‘Lead by Example’and the soldiers who would be under their command should look up to them with pride. “Indian troops are the best in the world, simple by heart, with unquestionable loyalty and hearts filled with patriotism. But then, as an officer you have to earn their respect and trust by your action, conduct and demeanor and above all by the truthfulness and purity of your intention and action. Once you have earned their trust and loyalty, they will follow you to every battle and win it for you. Always remember most important aspect of a leader is performance and shouldering responsibility. Always take responsibility for your team and their actions. And also remember success is all about grooming yourself. At once you became a leader success is all about grooming others,’’ the IMA Commandant said.
He also complimented Gentlemen Cadets from friendly foreign country on successful completion of the training. The event witnessed by large number of school children, local citizens and army personnel with their families and friends.
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 | PNS Dehradun
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