Shillong: Director General of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Lieutenant General Gurbirpal Singh, on Thursday reviewed the activities of the NCC Directorate, North Eastern Region (NCC, NER).
He was received by Major General Bhaskar Kalita, Additional Director General, at NCC Directorate NER and was introduced to all officers.
The. DG NCC was then briefed by the Additional Director General and Deputy Director General of NCC North Eastern Region and all eight NCC Group Commanders of NER. He also inspected NCC Directorate NER, Shillong, reviewed NCC activities, and gave awards to meritorious cadets and staff.
He also called on Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik and Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui and discussed various NCC-related issues.
During the visit, Singh applauded the high levels of spirit, motivation, and dedication of NCC cadets from the NE region.
He has directed that additional training equipment, infrastructure, and funds be granted to North Eastern Region for further improvement of standards.
The NCC contingent from NER performed commendably during the Republic Day Parade and Independence Day Celebrations held in New Delhi and won the appreciation of one and all.
The DG NCC stated that NCC is the largest uniformed youth organization in the country which is totally dedicated to grooming the youth of the nation to become better future citizens and leaders and instilling more sense of patriotism and nationalism.
During media interaction, Singh highlighted the various contributions of NCC in the NE region.
He also lauded the efforts of Social Service and Community Development activities like Puneet Sagar Abhiyan, Blood Donation Camps, etc.
The NCC cadets had actively participated in events like Har Ghar Tiranga, Shaheedon Ko Shat Shat Naman, International Day of Yoga, etc which helped connect to society.