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Vice President Inaugurates DG NCC Republic Day Camp 2016

NEW DELHI: Vice President of India Shri M Hamid Ansari formally inaugurated the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Republic Day Camp 2016 at the DGNCC Camp adjacent to Garrison Parade Ground in Delhi Cantt. On his arrival, the Vice President was received by the Director General NCC, Lt Gen Aniruddha Chakravarty.

2069 Cadets including 695 girl cadets drawn from 17 NCC Directorates covering all the States and Union Territories of the Country are participating in this camp that culminates into the Prime Minister’s Rally on 28 January 2016. The cadets attending the camp will be participating in a number of activities, like Cultural Programme, National Integration Awareness and Institutional Training Competitions.

A contingent of smartly turned out NCC cadets drawn from all the three wings of Army, Navy and Air Force, presented a “Guard of Honour” to the Vice President on his arrival. The Vice President also visited the Flag Area where he listened to the young cadets briefing about their respective States and appreciated the various social themes displayed in the Flag Areas prepared by them.
In his address, the Vice President complimented the efforts of National Cadet Corps, the largest uniformed organization in grooming the youth of the country and its contribution towards “Nation Building’. He also mentioned that NCC is and would be in the vanguard of all activities of our youth helping to channelise our youth into a creative force to usher in social changes through spectrum of activities. The Vice President also appreciated the impressive turnout of the ‘Guard of Honour’. He urged the NCC cadets to avail the best of NCC training and be more responsible and empowered citizens of the country.

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