NCC acts as catalyst for career in defence services: Vohra
ADDRESSES CADETS AT RANGRETH
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 26: The Governor, N. N. Vohra, has observed that NCC inculcates discipline, courage, character and promotes national integration. Besides, it enables and encourages smart boys and girls to take up careers in the Armed Forces.
The Governor was addressing NCC Cadets at the 12-day Special National Integration Camp at JAKLI Regimental Centre, Rangreth, here today. The theme of the Camp is ‘Kashmir Bulandi Ki Aur’.
The Governor observed that such camps enable the Cadets from different parts of the Country to see and experience for themselves the glorious pluralistic ethos of the country and interact with people having varied lifestyles and food habits. He added that unity in diversity is the real strength of our country, which need to be further strengthened and promoted.
Referring to the Special National Integration Camp, the Governor said that this event is an excellent example of what the NCC is doing for the youth. He said that such occasions provide excellent experience to the youth, which they carry all along their lives. The Governor said that the Cadets should work hard and aspire to achieve the peak in whatever vocations they choose in their future lives.
Earlier, on arrival at the Camp venue, the Governor was received by Brig. Anil Gupta, Deputy Director General, NCC, presented a Guard of Honour by the Cadets and introduced to the Associate NCC Officers. He also visited the motivational stalls put up on the occasion and interacted with the NCC cadets and had tea with them. He wished them a bright and prosperous future ahead.
In his welcome address, the Deputy Director General, NCC, Jammu and Kashmir, Brig. Anil Gupta, gave a resume of the aims and objectives of the Camp, which commenced on July 19 and will conclude on July 30. He said that 250 boy and girl Cadets, 21 Associate NCC Officers and staff from all the 17 NCC Directorates across the country are participating in the Camp, which has been organized with a view to promote national integration and inculcate the spirit of adventure and integrity among the Cadets. He said that the participating Cadets will also have an opportunity to get an insight into the history, glorious composite cultural heritage and secular ethos of J&K.
The main activities being undertaken during the Camp include drill, leadership training, group planning and tasks and educational visits. Other areas of focus, he said, are cultural competitions, debates, group discussions, awareness presentations and sports competitions as well as visits to the Air Force Station, Army Museum and Equipment Display, places of historic and tourist interest in the Valley and talks and lectures by experts on varied topics.
On the occasion, the Cadets presented a captivating cultural programme based on the theme of composite cultural heritage of the country, which was followed by the singing of the NCC song. A number of senior officers of the NCC were present on the occasion.
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