Boy from Pune selected to study Russian security sys

ST Correspondent
Tuesday, 14 August 2018

A 19-year-old from Pune, Sarvesh Navande, has been selected in a 25-member youth delegation that will be sent to Russia as part of a youth exchange programme by Ministry of Youth Affairs to study the latest technology in Russian security system.

Pune: A 19-year-old from Pune, Sarvesh Navande, has been selected in a 25-member youth delegation that will be sent to Russia as part of a youth exchange programme by Ministry of Youth Affairs to study the latest technology in Russian security system.

Sarvesh is the only one chosen from Maharashtra for this exchange programme to Russia. The programme will be held in Russia from August 18 to September 1. Presently, Sarvesh is at Kariappa Parade Ground, New Delhi, for the pre-training. Academically, Sarvesh is pursuing his third year BSc from Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganeshkhind.

On the occasion of Republic Day celebrations, Sarvesh participated in the Prime Minister’s rally on January 26 this year and was awarded as the best air wing cadet. Due to that merit, he has now been selected for the youth exchange programme.

This programme plays an important role in providing technology exchange for both countries. Russian technology in defence sector is up and running and the youngsters are being sent on behalf of India to study whether this technology can be used in Indian defence machinery.

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