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NCC National Games-2015 formally declared

Director General NCC Lt Gen A Chakravarty declaring the National Games open by lighting the torch at DGNCC Garrison Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt on 07 Oct 2015. 
NEW DELHI: The NCC National Games-2015 was formally declared open by the Director General NCC Lt Gen Aniruddha Chakravarty at DG NCC Camp, Delhi Cantt today.

Nearly 2000 cadets from 17 State Directorates representing all states and Union Territories in the country are participating in this game.

The aim of the NCC Games is to provide the talented sportspersons amongst the cadets a feel of a major sporting event and prepare them with requisite match temperament and further their sporting careers. An added aim is also to showcase and promote low cost indigenous games such as Kabbadi and Kho-Kho among the youth.

The NCC National Games being conducted over eleven days from 07 to 17 Oct 2015 will see competitions in seven sports disciplines i.e. Football, Hockey, Athletics, Kabbadi, Kho-Kho, Volleyball and Shooting. Football will be played at various venues in Delhi Cantt with finals slated on 14 Oct 2015. Hockey will be conducted in Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, Delhi with finals on 16 Oct 2015. All events are being conducted at Delhi except Shooting which has already been conducted at Asansol, West Bengal.

A colourful closing ceremony is planned for 17 Oct 2015 at Garrison Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt, where top dignitaries of the Defence Ministry are expected to attend.

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