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NCC Republic Day Camp underway in Delhi

By EMN Updated: Jan 03, 2023 9:38 pm
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A section of NCC cadets is seen during the inaugural programme of the Republic Day camp in New Delhi on January 2.

Dimapur, Jan. 3 (EMN): The National Cadet Corps (NCC) Republic Day (RD) Camp 2023 began at the Cariappa Parade Ground, Delhi Cantonment on January 2.

According to a defence release, a total of 2,155 cadets including 710 girls drawn from all 28 states and eight union territories are participating in the nearly month-long camp, which would culminate with PM’s rally on January 28. It stated that 114 cadets from Jammu and Kashmir and 120 cadets from the Northeastern region are participating in the camp.

It informed that the cadets would participate in a number of activities including cultural competitions, national integration awareness programmes and institutional training during the camp. A number of dignitaries, including the Vice President of India, Raksha Mantri, Raksha Rajya Mantri, Delhi Chief Minister, Chief of Defence Staff and the Service Chiefs would also pay a visit to the camp.

Addressing the cadets during the commencement ceremony, DG of NCC, Lt. Gen. Gurbirpal Singh, exhorted them to participate wholeheartedly in the camp and derive maximum benefits from each activity. He stated that the training philosophy has been refined to accommodate the evolving aspirations of the youth and the expectations of society.

“The focus is on personality development, leadership traits and improving the soft skills of the cadets to equip them for the future,” he said.

The aim of the Republic Day camp was to provide exposure to the rich culture and traditions of the country through important events that take place in the national capital in the run-up to the Republic Day celebration. In addition, the objective was to enhance the personality traits of the cadets and strengthen their value system.

By EMN Updated: Jan 03, 2023 9:38:02 pm
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