Press release on 12th Leadership Training

Press release!
A total of 125 Scouts from 20 Dzongkhags and 4 Thromdes are currently undergoing the 12th Leadership Training at MTC, Tencholing, Wangdue. 62 boys and 63 girls currently studying in class XII are participating in a Three Weeks intensive training from 8th July 2019 to 27th July 2019.

The chief guest of the opening ceremony of the 12th batch Scout Leadership Training was graced by HRH Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck on 8th July, 2019.

The Leadership Training began in 2013 under the Royal Command of His Majesty, the King. The training has been organized to instill values of Tha-damtse and Lay-bju-drey, love, respect, loyalty, patriotism and unity. The training shall also equip them to acquire leadership skills, life skills and prepare for disasters such as rescue operation, fire fighting techniques, First aid, forest fire and its consequences and River rescue. The Leadership Training offers opportunity for Scouts to develop emotional, intellectual, physical, social and spiritual potentials as individuals, as responsible global citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities.

Fun and challenging events such as white water rafting, paint ball games, survival classes, games and cultural compititons are also being conducted.
With 12th batch of training, there will be a total of 1466 Scouts trained in leadership training programme.

Reported by:
Dorji Wangchuk
Program Coordinator
Scouts and Culture Education Division
Department of Youth and Sports
Ministry of Education