Arunachal gets its first Indian Coast Guard Pilot: Lobsang Tsering
By The Space
STATE: Arunachal Pradesh has got another excellence of pride moment, wherein Shri Lobsang Tsering who just got inducted as an Assistant Commandant, became the first Indian Coast Guard Pilot.
The Assistant Commandant hails from Namshu village of West Kameng district. He was inducted as the Assistant Commandant on the 18th of December 2021at Daman in Gujarat.
After the completion of his study, he applied for the Computerized Pilot Selection SySTEM (CPSS) , to get selected for the Indian Airforce flying squad.
Having qualified several tests Tsering joined Dundigal Airforce Academy in Telangana. In the first six months, he earned the license for Pilatus PC7 MK II, and for the next six months, he underwent Rotary wings training for Chetak helicopter.
He pursued his BTech degree from the North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) from Nirjuli, Itanagar, in 2013 and MTech from Karnataka in 2016 and joined Indian Coast Guard.
"Aviation is something more adventurous and thrilling, and working in aviation offers an opportunity to serve the nation," Stated Tsering while in an interview to Independent Review daily.
"Medical and engineering should not be the ultimate careers as there are lots of opportunities in defence services. We have hardly a few counted officers in the defence sector. We have no dearth of degree holders, but hardly few of us give a try to become a commissioned officer in Indian Armed Force.” __he added while sending a message to the youths through the Independent Review daily.
Further, he stated, " joining the defence service will not only change one’s life, but it is the best way to serve the nation".