NCC cadets bring laurels to the islands in Republic Day Camp 18

Port Blair
8 Feb 2018

Two Naval NCC Cadets, M. Bhaskar, POCDT and Ashish Kumar Singh, POCDT of 1(AN) Naval Unit, NCC represented Andaman and Nicobar Islands at Republic Day parade at New Delhi on 26thJanuary and brought laurels to the islands.  These cadets participated in various selection camps over 3 Months form 15 November 2017 at Coimbatore before attending the RD Camp ‘18 at New Delhi.  4 Cadets of Naval NCC Wing of JNRM College representing A&N Islands were nominated to undergo selection process commencing 16 November 2017, out of which these 2 Cadets were selected to represent Islands under the aegis of NCC Directorate (Tamil Nadu, Puducherry,  Andaman & Nicobar) NCC Directorate (TN, P, A&N) was declared Overall Runners-Up Champion Directorate trophy for year 2017-18 at All India level competitions conducted among 17 NCC directorates during Republic Day Camp 2018 at New Delhi winning maximum number of trophies this year in team events. They also won 9 Gold, 9 Silver and 8 Bronze medals in various events. The Directorate also won 8 DGNCC commendations. Lt Commander Jagatheesh Pandian, Commanding Officer of 1 (AN) Naval Unit, NCC along with other staffs and their family members were present at the Airport, Port Blair to receive the cadets. The CO congratulated the cadets and thanked Commodore Vijesh K. Garg, VSM, Deputy Director General, NCC Directorate (TN, P, A&N) for his support and motivation to the unit. He also mentioned the inspiration by Deputy Director General, whose vision and commitment has always been to develop the National Cadet Corps in this island. He also stated that the unit is in discussion with the UT Administration for providing cash prizes to the cadets in a felicitation ceremony to appreciate their work and dedication.