- As a part of counter terrorism operations Indian Army is planning to build a permanent model village complete with a mosque and a church at newest officers training academy in Gaya.
- The model village is a representation of villages in Northeast and J&K.
- This model village will consists of dummies of villagers dressed in burqas, phirans, muslim cap, church father dress and Pathani suits, police uniform and few dummies with North East Ladies clothing
- The model village, smaller versions exist at the other training academies with bamboo, stone huts, a pond and hidden areas where weapons and stores can be located.
- The aim of this operation is to give young personnel who are under training to refine their skills before they go for specialized training.
Source : ET