Coimbatore, January 13
The Nehru Group of Institutions has founded the Nehru Air Rifle Academy at the premises of the Nehru College of Aeronautics at Palakkad main road, Kuniamuthur.
Dr. C. Sylendra Babu IPS, Additional Director General of Police, Railways (GRP) of Tamilnadu has graced the occasion as Chief Guest and inaugurated the Rifle Academy by lighting the lamp.
Dr. P. Krishna Kumar, the CEO Secretary of Nehru Group of Institutions, in his felicitation address, said that that the Academy was started with a primary objective of training the students in handling the rifles on a global standard.
“This training will help to stabilize the soul and mind of students as well as enable them to participate many rifle shooting competitions of the national and international level. This is the first of its kind in Coimbatore with the exception of the one established by the Government of Tamilnadu” he said.
“This Academy is established on a 15000 sq. feet area on par with international standard. Training will be very precise with fully automated types of equipment. As many as 10 trainees can participate in a single batch" he said.
Simultaneously. Besides, training will be offered to public and students both boys and girls between 10 am and 7 am on all days” said. S. Ajay Tahitian, the president of Nehru Air Rifle Academy.