Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha interacted with National Cadet Corps Cadets at the Special National Integration Camp, at JAK LI Regimental Centre, Rangreth today.
As part of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ Programme, 200 cadets from all over India are participating in the camp organised by NCC Directorate, Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh.
Addressing the cadets, the Lt Governor congratulated the National Cadet Corps on its long and glorious journey of nation building and developing leadership quality, character and instilling values in youth for selfless service.
“75 years is an incredible legacy of achievement for National Cadet Corps. The dream of a strong youth organization, which the country had seen during the foundation of this organization in 1948, continues to inspire generations and it is a source of strength for the entire society,” the Lt Governor said.
The Lt Governor called upon the participating cadets to become the ambassadors of the new and aspirational Jammu Kashmir.
In the last 75 years, through camps and selfless service in different parts of the country, the NCC has shown to the world that diversity is the source of strength of the society, the Lt Governor said.
Today our youth are playing the key role in the transformation of India that is emerging as a global economic power. Our youth are increasingly mindful of their responsibilities towards the nation and strengthening social equity with exemplary courage and commitment, he observed.
NCC is scripting the bright future of the society and I strongly believe with the limitless potential of cadets, their dynamism, energy and values, we can overcome formidable challenges to create a new history, the Lt Governor said.
The Lt Governor appreciated the NCC Directorate, Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh for organizing the Special National Integration Camp to promote the spirit of unity in diversity, camaraderie and brotherhood.
He also commended the efforts of NCC Directorate in increasing the strength of NCC cadets in J&K.
The captivating performances by the cadets celebrating the spirit of Unity in Diversity received special appreciation from the Lt Governor.
Lt General Rajiv Ghai, GOC 15 Corps; Major General RK Sachdeva, Additional Director General, NCC Directorate Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh, Brig. KS Kalsi, Group Commander NCC Group Srinagar and other senior officers were present.