- Inaugurates NCC Republic Day Camp
New Delhi. 07 January 2016. The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari has said that the NCC is shaping the character and moral fibre of our young people, and ultimately the effectiveness and dynamism of the nation. He was addressing after inaugurating the NCC Republic Day Camp 2017, here today.
The Vice President said that through programmes like the NCC, the Government of India is investing in today’s youth and India’s future. If the youth of a country are educated and willing to go the extra mile to effect positive change, nothing can prevent the country from greatness, he added.
Addressing the NCC Cadets, the Vice President said that they are a model to the youth of the country and their conduct must be exemplary and just. He urged them to continue with this hard work and achieve their dreams and goals with dedication and distinction.
” I am sure that the Republic Day Camp will be a memorable, interesting and learning experience for each one of you. It will give you an opportunity to interact with cadets not only from other parts of the country, but also from friendly foreign countries, who will be joining you shortly. Experiences such as this camp highlight the essence of universal brotherhood transcending and help you learn valuable life and work skills such as teamwork and leadership. Your experience in NCC will equip you to become active, responsible members of your communities and that you will go on to make valuable contributions to Indian society on a daily basis in terms of environmental and community activities.
Through programmes like the NCC, the Government of India is investing in today’s youth and India’s future. The youth of a nation determine how it shapes up a few years into the future; they are the future of the country, and their actions and inaction, both contribute to the state of the nation. If the youth of a country are educated and willing to go the extra mile to effect positive change, nothing can prevent the country from greatness,” he said.
The NCC takes upon itself to provide motivated leadership in all walks of life through interactive curriculum and activities like NCC Republic Day Camp. NCC is dedicated to fostering the spirit of adventure among the youth, but also inculcates social responsibilities and encourages cadets to contribute towards AIDS awareness, Cancer Awareness, Adult education, Anti Dowry, Anti Drugs, Organ Donation and Cleanliness programmes.