Panaji: Goa Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Wednesday said that National Cadet Corps (NCC) is an institution that plays a vital role in teaching the students about the nation and nation building.
Speaking after felicitating NCC cadets of Goa and Karnataka at Raj Bhavan, he said, “NCC provides a platform for youth in developing their personality and imbibe upon them the importance of discipline in life.”
He stressed the need for well disciplined, well characterised people to lead and take nation ahead and appreciated the cadets for opting NCC.
At the Republic Day, 2021 the NCC contingent of Goa and Karnataka stood at 4th place. Mr Koshyari presented cadets with mementoes on this occasion, followed by the cadets sharing their experiences.
Deputy Director General, Karnataka and Goa NCC Directorate, Air Commodore Lalit Kumar Jain, also spoke on the occasion.
Flag officer Naval Aviation Rear Admiral Philipose George, Comdt. 2Signal Training Centre Brig. Sanjay Rawal, Secretary to Governor R Mihir Vardhan, IAS, Jt Secretary to Governor Gauresh Shankhwalkar, Asst. Comptroller Sandesh Gadkari, NCC Officers, Associate NCC Officers RDC Contingent of Goa, Group Comm Col K Sriniwas, Belagavi, Director of Sports and Youth Affairs M Chaitanya Prasad were among those present at the function.