Jammu: Terming National Cadet Corps (NCC) Cadets as the brand ambassadors of Unity, Discipline, Culture & Heritage, the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Friday called upon the youth of Jammu and Kashmir to join the organizations like NCC which inculcate discipline and the spirit of amity and harmony.
Sinha made these remarks here while interacting with Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh contingent of NCC cadets who participated in the January 26 Parade at New Delhi. The LG congratulated the Cadets who got an opportunity to represent the UTs of J&K and Ladakh, and lauded the commitment of Cadets and their training instructors who, despite COVID did so well at trainings, an official spokesperson said Friday.
The LG, he said, stressed upon the need to step up the efforts on the part of NCC Directorate of J&K and Ladakh and Education Department to engage more youth in NCC activities, with special focus on rural areas.
As per the official spokesperson, Sinha expressed delight that this year, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh Directorate received awards from Raksha Mantri & Raksha Rajya Mantri, besides DG Commendation.
“He advised the Cadets to make the most of the learning gained from the experience and wished them high success in their future endeavours,” he added.
Cadet Iqra Fayaz from Anantnag shared her experience and learnings during her time in the Republic Day camp. Similarly, Cadet Aman Singh expressed his pleasure for getting the golden chance after a strict screening and selection process to become a part of the J&K and Ladakh contingent for the Republic Day parade. Cultural team of the NCC contingent recited a song with the words "NCC ka naara –AatmaNirbhar Bharat Hamara", penned down by an NCC Cadet.
The interaction concluded with the group pictures of Lt Governor with the Cadets.
Bishwajit Kumar Singh, Secretary to Government, School Education Department; Sarmad Hafeez, Secretary to the Government, Youth Services and Sports Department; Brig. N R Babu, Officiating ADG, NCC JK&L Directorate; Col. P Bhaumik, Contingent Commander and CO, 1 J&K Girls Bn; ANO; officers and Instructors were present on the occasion.
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