In pursuit of empowering our youth and inculcating in them sense of discipline, character, camaraderie, resilience and ideals of selfless service to the Nation, NCC Directorate West Bengal and Sikkim conducts a spectrum of training, programs, activities including outdoor camps through the year which progressively culminate with select Army, Navy and Air Force cadets participating in the prestigious Republic Day Camp at Delhi. It is the dream of an NCC cadet to get selected for this National level event.
Towards this end, the Inter Group competition for selection of the best amongst enrolled NCC cadets from the states of West Bengal & Sikkim was conducted in NCC Academy, Kalyani with effect from 07 October 23. 400 Cadets from Kharagpur, Burdwan, Kalyani, Kolkata ‘B’, Kolkata ‘C’ and Darjeeling & Sikkim Groups participated in various Pre-Republic Day camp activities like Drill, Theme based Flag Area, Photography & Cultural programs. Individual Girl and Boy Cadets were also screened for Best Cadet award.
Maj Gen Vivek Tyagi, Additional Director General, West Bengal & Sikkim Directorate appreciated the competitive spirit of various NCC Groups while witnessing stellar performance put up by the cadets showcasing their skills, innovation and enthusiasm. He interacted with the cadets and felicitated the award winners in various categories. Darjeeling and Sikkim Group was adjudged the Champion Group and was awarded the championship trophy for the year 2023-24 by the ADG.
The selected cadets will now be trained by best instructors to represent the States of West Bengal & Sikkim at the National level Republic Day Camp – 2024 in Delhi. The ADG exhorted all the cadets to keep up the tempo and excel at RDC 2024 while strengthening their resolve to contribute to Nation Building through selfless service.