Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday lauded the contribution of the NCC to nation building by inculcating character, comradeship and the spirit of selfless service among our young students.
“The NCC, over the years, has created a truly vibrant and diverse cadre of motivated and disciplined youth who are doing excellent work in all walks of life,” the VP said after formally inaugurating the NCC Republic Day Camp 2023 here.
Dhankar said for the NCC, the world’s largest youth organisation and particularly for cadets performing in Amritkal at Kartavya Path will be a moment to ever cherish.
The VP also visited the “Hall of Fame”, which has been recently renovated and Flag Area where he listened to the young cadets briefing about their respective states.
On the occasion, a contingent of NCC cadets drawn from all the three wings namely Army, Navy and Air Force, presented a guard of honour to the VP. He also inspected the parade.
The 74th NCC Republic Day Camp (RDC) 2023 commenced at Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi Cantt on January 2. A total of 2,155 cadets including 710 girls from all 28 States and 8 Union Territories are participating in the one month long Camp.
The Camp will also see participation of cadets and officers from 19 friendly countries as part of the youth exchange programme.