Jamir arrives in Nagpur on two-day visit

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Nagpur, Aug 19 (UNI) Maharashtra Governor S C Jamir arrived here this morning by air on a two-day visit to Vidarbha region of the state.

The Governor would leave for Yavatmal later today to flag off the 'Kisan Chetana Dindi' (farmers awareness rally), the official sources said.

Mr Jamir would return to Nagpur this evening and camp for the night. He would visit the South Central Zone Cultural Centre (SCZCC) here tomorrow before attending the inaugural function of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) disaster management training programme, the sources said.

Mr Jamir will inaugurate the 12-day long disaster management training programme, 'Avhan' (The Challenge), for cadets of the NCC from across the state.

In all, 1,050 cadets - 30 from each district of the state -- would attend the training, which would conclude on August 31, an NCC spokesman said.

The platoon from each district would consist of 20 boys and 10 girls, besides two Associate NCC Officers (ANO's), he said.

The training, the second in the annual series, started at the initiative of the Governor, would be hosted by the Kavi Kuluguru Kalidas Sanskrit University, based in Ramtek in Nagpur district, the spokesman said adding, the first such training was hosted by Shivaji University in Kolhapur last year.

Sources said after meeting various delegations at Raj Bhavan in the afternoon, the Governor would return to Mumbai by air the same evening.

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