NCC girls training camp concludes
Dimapur, Nov. 17 (EMN): A ten-day annual training camp was conducted by 1 Nagaland (G) Bn National Cadet Corps (NCC) under aegis of NCC Group HQ, Kohima, at St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama, concluded on November 17. A total of 293 girl cadets along with associate NCC officers from all districts of Nagaland attended the camp.
During the camp the main emphasis was on all round development of NCC cadet’s personality including imparting military training on subjects like physical training, drill, weapon training and numerous other subjects of social importance such as national integration, motivation, career planning and general health and hygiene.
To mark the successful culmination of the camp, NCC cadets also organised a cultural programme in which Col. Debaraj Bhattacharya, Commandant of 3 (Naga Hill) Assam Rifle, attended the programme as the chief guest and Rev. Dr. Sebastian Ousepparampil, principal of St. Joseph’s College, Jakhama, as the guest of honour. Prizes in various categories and competitions including sports, tent pitching, firing, map reading, drill, cultural programme were given to the cadets.
Col Rajeev Kumar, camp commandant of the annual training camp, informed that guest lectures by eminent personalities on subjects of social importance like HIV AIDS, drug abuse, vector borne diseases, disaster management, health and hygiene were included in the training curriculum. A weapon display and career counselling by 164 Naga TA Bn & 3 (NH) Assam Rifles Bn was also organised during the camp for the NCC girl cadets.