-UTTARAKHAND HIMALAYA BUREAU-
Dehradun, 1 December. The Indian Military Academy at Dehradun stands tall amongst its peers across the world. Since its raising in 1932, a total of 64145 Indian Gentleman Cadets(GCs) and 2813 Foreign GCs from 35 friendly foreign countries have been trained and commissioned as proud Army officers from the portals of IMA. With the current strength of foreign trainees, almost every fourth GC in the academy is from a foreign military reflecting the stellar international standing of the Academy and its reputed training regime. The academy has been pursuing a visionary transformation of its curriculum, training methodology and infrastructure toward preparing young military leaders for the complexities of the future battlefield.
IMA is currently engaged in preparing for its Autumn Term Passing Out Parade which shall witness 344 smart, proficient GCs passing out. This includes 30 foreign trainees from ten countries The ceremonies associated with the Passing Out Parade will commence on 10 Dec 22, with a solemn Wreath Laying ceremony, where homage will be paid to the brave alumni of this prestigious training academy who have made the supreme sacrifice to uphold the honour of the Nation and protect its Sovereignty, in keeping with the highest traditions of the Indian Army.
The passing out parade will be held on Saturday, 10 Dec 2022 in the backdrop of the famous Chetwode Building. The parents & the family members of the Passing Out Gentleman Cadets shall be attending the events and also solemnise the pipping ceremony. The entire event will be showcased live on various media platforms including social media. General Manoj Pande, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC Chief of Army Staff, will be reviewing the Parade.
The IMA Passing Out Parade of Autumn Term 2022 highlights the unwavering commitment of Armed Force to face any challenge & constantly strive to excel. The 344 GCs set to be commissioned in various armies, are sure to earn laurels and add glory to this great institution.