Reserved Area
Join 360° view forum
Join 360° view forum
Printable View Print News   Mail to Friend Mail to Friend  Comment on News Mail to Anthony Christudoss (IND)

Zaukhumgam Sikngpho a Don Bosco Alumni student joins the Indian Army

By Christudoss Anthony
View actual size | Download Photo
Dimapur, Feb. 22. Don Bosco Alumni from Bosco Bible School, Hijuguri, Tinsukia -  A young Arunachalee from Dirakpathar village in Bordumsa, Zaukhumgam Singpho has cracked the 11 SSB Allahabad in his very first attempt and ranked 16 in the 'All-India Ranking'. A graduate in history, Zaukhumgam is the only candidate from Arunachal Pradesh to get through in the 11 SSB Allahabad.

He is amongst the 45 batches selected out of 4,200 applicants and will start his 11-month training course of the 41st batch at the Officers Training Academy, Chennai from April next for commissioning into the Indian Army as a Lieutenant.

He will also become the first Singpho to be commissioned as an officer into the Indian Army. Son of Samchingam Singpho and Roija Singpho, Zaukhumgam was an energetic NCC cadet who attended the Republic Day Camp in New Delhi and represented India in 2014 in the 'Youth Exchange Programme' in Russia.

He was also adjudged the best cadet and held the rank of 'Senior Under Officer'. The Singpho Development Society, Miao Sub Division Youth Organization and Miao Mothers Association in a joint release extended congratulations, saying ''Zaukhumgam Singpho has not only made a niche for himself but made his family and the Singpho society immensely proud. On the eve of the 33rd Annual Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi, the success of Zaukhumgam has come as a blessing and a precious gift'', the release said. You do proud the ranks of Bosconians. We as Don Bosco society North East wish you well in your upward climb to serve the nation.


More News in DB ALUMNI

Salesian Cooperator Gets Padma Shri for Popularising Turmeric Variety
Salesians Create First Happy Zone Learning Space for Children in Kerala
Past Pupil Wins Kerala State Women`s Commission Media Award
Salesian Sister`s Alumna Wins Olympic Bronze for Badminton
`Habemus inspectorem novum!`
Rate this
Current Rating
News posted by

BIS is the information service of the Salesians of Don Bosco in South Asia.
The information available on the site is posted by the online registered Salesians in the South Asia Region and are approved by their respective Province BIS Coordinators.

This site is best viewed with Mozilla Firefox and/or Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 + at a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768


Are you a friend of Don Bosco?

RSS Feeds RSS Feeds