NCC celebrates its 71st Raising Day

NCC celebrates its 71st Raising Day

The National Cadet Corps (NCC), the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world, celebrated its 71stRaising Day on 24 Nov 2019. The celebrations started on 23 Nov 2019 with Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and DG NCC, Lt Gen Rajeev Choprapaying homage to the martyrs, who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of the nation, at the National War Memorial in New Delhi. They laid wreaths on behalf of the entire NCC fraternity. NCC Cadets celebrated the NCC Raising Day by  participating in marches, cultural activities and social development programmes.

In 2019, the NCC cadets have contributed immensely in relief operations carried out during floods in Maharashtra, Bihar and Kerala. NCC cadets also participated in the Swachhta Abhiyan, Swachhta Cycle Rally, Mega Pollution Pakhwada and played a pivotal role in spreading awareness about various government initiatives like Digital Literacy, International Day of Yoga, Blood Donation Camps, Tree Plantation and immunisation programs etc.NCC girl cadets successfully summited the Mount Tenchenkhang (6,010 metres) in Sikkim and Boy cadets successfully summited MountHanumarTibba (5,982 metres) in Himachal Pradesh.

The multifaceted activities and varied curriculum of NCC provides unique opportunities to the youth for their personality development. NCC continues its relentless efforts towards moulding the youth into responsible citizens of the country.

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