Naval NCC Annual Training Camp

Port Blair
17 Nov 2017

The Annual Training Camp (ATC) 2017 of Naval NCC is underway from November  14 with arrival of more than 280 cadets, ANOs and Caretakers from all over A&N Islands at ITF Ground, Port Blair. The Camp Commandant and Commanding Officer Lieutenant Commander Jagatheesh Pandian inaugurated the camp with a welcome address to the cadets, ANO`s and Caretakers who will be attending the camp till November 23.
Various activities have been planned with a focus on training cadets to develop leadership qualities, meet challenges in life, awareness regarding health, hygiene, disaster management to handle natural calamities, possible hazards in daily life, environmental awareness etc. A rally was held on Friday to bring awareness among  general public against social stigmas.
To bring awareness about Defence forces among the cadets, with primary support from Headquarters ANC, a visit was organised along with NAVCC, NSRY on  Novemeber 15  enabling cadets to learn and understand the operations of NSRY(PB), FDN-I and two Naval Warships, INS Saryu and INS Bangaram. Lt. Sadhana, Senior Education Officer of INS Jarawa educated the cadets on different recruitment processes and entries to join Indian Navy.
The state Administration has extended their support for the ongoing camp through a talk on ‘Traffic Management’ by Inspector Harinarayan.  Lectures on disaster management by Mr. Deen Mohammad and Mr. Godan Rao from Directorate of Disaster Management were an eye opener. Small arms training and firing was also carried out at Brichgunj Firing range for out-station cadets. As part of the camp and forthcoming NCC Day, a large-scale blood donation camp is being organised on November  20 from 9 am at the camp site. The Camp Commandant and the Commanding Officer have  invited volunteers from the ex-NCC cadets to be a part of the Blood Donation camp.