Bhubaneswar: Senior cadets of Sainik School here participated in an obstacle competition on Saturday to develop mental and physical toughness.
It is one of the physical activities which is expected from every youth who wants to join Indian armed forces. The cadets were from the school’s Katari house, Arjan house, Manikshaw house and Cariappa house, said a statement.
Arjan House won the competition and Manikshaw House emerged as the runners-up.
This group activity is conducted every year to make sure that cadets learn to work together against all ordeals; they enhance their leadership qualities and make them bold against all odds. There are 16 obstacles such as Tiger jump, 10 feet wall Burma Bridge, monkey crawl and commando walk and aspirants are required to complete them within a specific time limit. It is one of the requirements of the Service Selection Board (SSB) to join NDA.
This physical-cum-skill training course was conducted under the supervision and training of BHM Ajit Kumar.
Gp Capt S Dominic Rayan, Principal, Sainik School Bhubaneswar, Cdr Pritika Sharma, AO, Wg Cdr Amitabh Ranjan, Vice-Principal, Shri B Pradhan, Senior Master, House Masters, all staff, six hundred cadets witnessed this programme and encouraged to all those aspirants of NDA, the statement added.