SINGTAM, SEPTEMBER 14: Scouts and Guides Units of Dalapchand SS, Aritar SS and Phadamchen SS Scouts were flag off by the SDM, Rongli for three days Zuluk trekking i.e. from 13th September to 15th September, 2013. A total of 150 participants including 140 students and ten scout teachers from three secondary schools are part of the trek.
In the first day, N Lepcha, SDM Rongli Subdivision flag off the Scout and Guides contingent from Rongli to Phadamchen where they had a night halt. Interaction and scouting programme between the Scouts and Guides Units of the three schools was the highlight of the first day. Late night camp fire was also organized at Phadamchen SS along with other programmes. Sonam Thendup Sherpa, Panchayat Secretary was the Chief Guest of the night.
On the second day, the Scouts and Guides Units of the three schools trekked for two hours to reach Zuluk and returned back to their base camp at Phadamchen. They were offered lunch by the Army posted at Zuluk. Scouting programme was also held on the occasion. Officer In-Charge, SSB, Phadamchen was the Chief Guest of the second day. Zamyang Sherpa, teacher, Phadamchen SS was the host of the programme for the two night’s camp fire.
The programme is very good for the students and has helped to grow personality development, said SD Bhutia, Scout Master, Dalapchand SS.The trekking programme was held for the first time for the Rhenock Rongli Block, adds the Press Release.