• The University Grants Commission (UGC) has written to the Vice-Chancellors of all universities to celebrate Surgical Strike Day on September 29 to mark the event along the Line of Control that day in 2016. The letter also desires that students pledge their support for the armed forces in writing that day.
  • “All higher education institutions with NCC units shall organize a special parade on September 29, after which the NCC commander shall address them on the modalities of protection of the borders,” says the UGC letter.