Chennai: The gentlemen and lady cadets who had completed undergoing training at the Officers Training Academy in Chennai which included those hailing from Bhutan and Afghanistan had a passing out parade. A total of 172 students have been commissioned as gentlemen officers and lady officers into the Indian Army.
On March 9th ,Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer, Commander-in-Chief, reviewed the parade and encouraged the cadets to adhere to core values of the Indian Army. Also, he presented the Sword of Honour and a silver medal to the academy under Officer Mr. Siddharth Bhawnani.
During the occasion Lt. Gen. Singh complimented the cadets and staff of the OTA on the excellent standard displayed by all. According to a press release he presented a gold medal to Cadet Ms. Sandhya and a bronze medal to battalion under Officer Ms. Noyonika Binda.