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NCC Republic Day Camp 2023 commences

The NCC Republic Day (RD) Camp 2023 commenced at the Cariappa Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt on 02 Jan 2023.The camp started with Sarv Dharm pooja. Lt. Gen GURBIRPAL SINGH, AVSM, VSM, Director General National Cadet Corps addressed the cadets and officials on the occasion and called upon the cadets to participate wholeheartedly and derive maximum benefits from each activity in the Camp, which is unique with no parallel.
The aim of the Republic Day Camp is to provide an exposure to the rich culture and traditions of our nation through the important events that take place in the National Capital, during the run up for Republic Day, as well as enhance the personal traits of cadets and strengthen their value system. The cadets attending the camp participate in a number of activities like cultural competitions,National Integration Awareness Programme and various Institutional Training Competitions. This varied and demanding array of activities culminates with PM’s rally on 28 Jan 23.
A total of 2155 Cadets including 710 girl cadets drawn from all 28 States and 08 Union Territories of the Country, are participating in this one month long Camp. This also includes 114 cadets from J&K and 120 cadets from North Eastern Region (NER). The Camp infact portrays a reflection of “Mini India”. The Camp will be visited by a large number of dignitaries including the Hon’ble Vice President of India. Hon’ble Raksha Mantri, Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Delhi , Chief of Defence Staff and the Chiefs of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
Lt Gen Gurbirpal Singh also mentioned that the Training Philosophy of the Cadets had been refined to accommodate the changing aspirations of our youth and expectations of the society. The focus is now on personality development, leadership traits and improving soft skills of cadets so as to equip them for their future requirements.

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