Itanagar: The young and smart Junior Under Officer (JUO), National Cadet Corps (NCC) from Arunachal Pradesh, Mary Malling, who had been a part of the marching contingent at Rajpath during the Republic Day Parade, was awarded the Director General Commendation Card on Sunday in recognition of her dedication and brilliant performance.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Pema Khandu has extended his heartfelt congratulations to JUO Mary Malling on being awarded the Director General Commendation Card.
“Proud of you Junior Under Officer, Kumari Mary Malling of NCC for bringing laurels to Arunachal. Congratulations on being awarded Director General Commendation Card by Lt Gen Gurbirpal Singh, DG NCC in recognition of her dedication as part of the marching contingent at Rajpath,” Khandu tweeted.
A press note from the state government’s Information and Public Relations Department said the feat of the lone girl from Arunachal Pradesh who marched on the Rajpath was worth sharing “which will inspire the other Arunachal young girls to join NCC”.
JUO Marry Malling contributed immensely in Covid-19 relief work in her college and locality. In the process, she also contracted Covid19. But with her zeal and dedication to come for Republic Day Camp (RDC) selection at NER Directorate level, she came out a champion.
She along with 70 other SW cadets participated in Inter-Group Competition in the run-up to RDC-2022. She was very well prepared and was in the 16 SW cadets who made it for RDC-2022 and was one amongst the first six SW cadets who were fielded for Rajpath. She did not stop here but was selected to walk on Rajpath to cherish her dream. She hails from Upper Subansiri district. She was congratulated by the senior officers of NCC for her grit and tenacity.