Nagpur. 28 March 2024. An impressive Passing Out Parade at Chunni Lal Parade Ground of National Cadet Corps Officers Training Academy, Kamptee, Maharashtra marked the passing out Ceremony of Cadet Training Officers of National Cadet Corps Junior Division. The Parade was reviewed by Major General RK Sachdeva, Additional Director General, NCC Directorate Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh, in which 84 Third Officers, 363 Army Cadet Training Officers and 77 Naval Cadet Training Officers of 17 Directorates of NCC marched smartly to the martial tunes played by the Military Band of The Artillery Centre, Nashik.

The Cadet Training Officers are school teachers representing all states and union territories of India and the parade epitomized “Discipline and Unity”, the motto of National Cadet Corps. The Parade was commanded by Senior Under Officer Nimmala Durga Prasad of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Directorate.

Cadet Training Officer Dheeraj Dobhal, of Uttarakhand Directorate and Cadet Training Officer Abdul Majid of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh & Chandigarh Directorate, won the Director General’s Baton with Commandant’s Gold Medal for standing first in the order of merit amongst Cadet Training Officers of Army and Navy wing respectably.The passing out parade is the successful culmination of 60 days of rigorous training curriculum which included Drill, Physical Training, Yoga, Leadership & Personality Development, Community Development and Disaster Management classes with the aim to empower them to conduct NCC cadet training efficiently in their respective units.

The event was witnessed by senior officers, dignitaries, and the family members of the trainees.The Reviewing Officer in his address urged passed out cadet training officers to uphold the aims and objectives of NCC and contribute towards effective Nation Building by shaping young minds and molding the NCC cadets to become responsible and dynamic citizens of our country. He complimented the passing out course for the high standards of Drill and training displayed by them. He also appreciated the ‘Team OTA’ for the conduct of training in an outstanding manner.