Having been a TROUP LEADER for about years five in school, I should
Have joined the NATIONAL CADET CORPS in my college days-I missed !
May be reasons adduced now- walking to college up and down miles sixteen
Where is the time and health needed for N C C cadet- natural NO!
The National Cadet Corps the youth wing of Armed Forces – Headquarters
At New Delhi open to school and college students on voluntary basis.
A Tri-Services Organisation, comprising the Army, Navy and Air Wing,
To groom the youth into disciplined and patriotic citizens.
A voluntary organisation recruiting cadets from high schools,
Colleges and universities. given basic military training in arms and parades.
No liability for active military service once they complete their course.
The uniformed youth organization. with motto ‘Unity and Discipline’.
Though for long in existence in forms and names different from time to time
The current format came into being on Fifteenth July Nineteen Forty Eight!
Girls Division raised to for equal opportunities to school and college girls.
NCC curriculum extended to community development and social service
As a part of the NCC syllabus since Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru for its growth.
During Indo-Pakistani war and Bangladesh-Pakistani war
NCC cadets were the second line of defense. organised camps to assist
Ordnance factories, supplying arms and ammunition to the front and also as
Patrol parties to capture enemy paratroopers. They also worked with
Civil Defence authorities and took part in rescue works and traffic control.
NCC syllabus revised. laid greater stress on developing
Qualities of leadership andOfficer like qualities. importance
Given to social service and youth Management.
NCC Motto and Aim “Unity and Discipline” In living up to its motto,
One of the greatest cohesive forces Bringing together
The youth hailing from different parts of the country and made them
Into united, secular and disciplined citizens of the nation!
N C C Girl
N C C Boy