Dr.  Subhash Bhamre, Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri chaired the 50th Central Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting of the National Cadet Corps on 04 Jul 2017 in New Delhi.  The meeting was attended by the Chiefs of Army Staff, Naval Staff &  Air Staff, Defence Secretary, Financial Advisor (Defence Services), Secretary (Deptt of Higher Education), DGNCC, Member of Parliament Smt Kum Sushmita Dev, Shri Anupam Kher, Shri Piyush Pandey, Dr. Parth J Shah,  Social Activists and other eminent dignitaries.

The DGNCC, Lt Gen Vinod Vashisht, AVSM, VSM & BAR presented a detailed update on NCC activities to the members of the CAC.  The Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri in his address complimented the NCC on the performance of its cadets in various activities pertaining to training, adventure, social service and community development.

NCC presently has cadet strength of 13 lakhs and it plans to expand to 15 lakhs and beyond. NCC has a Pan India foot print which includes remote areas and low intensity conflict areas. CAC reviewed provisions, activities and initiative to make the organisation more effective to attain its mandate there in.

The Committee deliberated on various issues in order to optimize training efforts so that NCC continues to perform in an excellent manner towards character and leadership building of the youth of the nation. Raksha Rajya Mantri complimented the efforts of NCC in nation building and urged the organisation to continue ‘Grooming Future Leaders’.


(Umang Kohli)

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