It was really a special day for the students, teachers, and officials of Indian School Salalah (ISS). There was excitement in the air as a grand function was organised on the day - February 2 - to mark the completion of 35 glorious years of ISS.
Another major highlight of the function, besides its painstakingly prepared cultural programs, was the presence of a Param Vishisht Seva Medal recipient Maj Gen TK Kaul.
The Indian Army veteran was present as the chief guest, along with his wife Neelu Tej Kaul, former president of Army Wives' Association.
There is a mismatch between the corporates' vision of what the services people can do, and their actual capabilities, says Maj Gen TK Kaul, the brain behind the innovative Know Your Army campaign. The veteran armyman, who has been honoured by the Government of India with the Param Vishisht Medal, has dealt single-handedly with the lack of awareness in the society about the army. Read about his exemplary service even after retirement.
An article featured by ‘The Hindustan Times’ explains Initiative for Peace IPSI (India Pakistan Soldiers Initiative for peace) has taken by retired army personnel and military officials from both of the country India, Pakistan to find a solution to the Kashmir issue and Explain by Pakistan chapter president Lt Gen Humayun Bangash (retd) that war is not a solution.
"We have seen four wars, which is enough to teach us that there is no military solution to the problem. Increased people-to-people contact is what would end the hostility," said Lt Gen Bangash, who was here to attend a seminar on 'Healthcare: A Bridge to Peace' held at Fortis Hospital.Click here to know more
The India Pakistan Soldiers Initiative for Peace (IPSI) lead by Mani Shankar Aiyer (Chairperson), Maj Gen T Kaul (Executive President) launched its initiative by organizing a brainstorming session which was attended by top military leaders. This session stressed on the importance of dialogue between India and Pakistan.
Maj Gen Tej Kaul was awarded the Ati Visisht Seva Medal by the then president APJ Abdul Kalam on Republic Day in 2004. Major General Tej Kaul was the General Officer Commanding Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat areas. He had earlier put in a vital stint in the Directorate of Military Intelligence.
This article featured by ‘Mail Today’ describes the efforts taken by Major General Tej Kaul along with retired army office from Pakistan to hold a peace march as a part of the IPSI initiative. Even though they faced a lot of hurdles due to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, they remained committed to their motive of spreading peace between the two countries.
Description: An article featured by ‘The Hindu’ explains how the retired diplomats and military officials from IPSI (India Pakistan Soldiers Initiative for Peace) urged the government not to divert away from its resolve to improve relations with Pakistan. The IPSI feels that an uninterrupted dialoguewas the only option to follow the peace process and resolution.They strongly believe that there are dividends in peace which shall usher prosperity and empowerment of people in both countries.
The Delhi University held a seminar at SGTB Khalsa with an initiative to bring the IPSI members in contact with the young generation. This seminar was attended by Maj Gen Tej Kaul who spoke with the students and gave an example of Germany and Europe union. If these countries can unite then why not India and Pakistan. He believes that the youth of the nation can bring a transformation.