The National Cadet Corps (NCC) celebrates its 70th Raising Day
The largest uniformed youth organisation in the world – the National Cadet Corps (NCC) celebrated its 70th Raising Day on November 25. Director General NCC Lt Gen. PP Malhotra, laid a wreath on behalf of the entire NCC fraternity.
All over India, the raising day was celebrated with cadets taking part in marches, cultural activities and social development programmes.
In 2018, NNC cadets contributed immensely in relief operations carried out after the Kerala floods. The cadets participated wholeheartedly in Swacchta Abhiyan, Swasth Bharat Yatra cyclothon and played a pivotal role in spreading awareness about various government initiatives like digital literacy, yoga, blood donation camps and immunisation programs, etc.
Structured for the youth, the multifaceted activities and varied curriculum of NCC provides unique opportunities for self-development. Many cadets have done the nation and the organisation proud by their remarkable achievements in the fields of sports and adventure and have won many laurels in these fields.
The NCC continues its relentless efforts towards moulding the present-day youth into responsible citizens of tomorrow.