Srinagar: NCC activities have been on the increase to impart training to Cadets in North Kashmir after the successful Camps in Uri and Baramulla in the recent past. A National Cadet Corps Annual Trg Camp (ATC) is being organized by 3 Jammu & Kashmir Battalion NCC Baramulla from 10 to 16 Mar 2021 in Army Camp location in Boniyar under the ageis of NCC Group Headquarter Srinagar and NCC Directorate Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh. The local Army formation is rendering its full support. Last Camp was held in 2009 at Boniyar.
In this Camp, a total of 110 Cadets are taking part, from schools and colleges of Baramulla, Uri, Handwara, Tangmarg, Tangdhar, Kupwara, Lolab, Bandipora, Pattan, Sopore and Boniyar. After the training at the Camp, the Cadets shall become eligible to attend ‘B’ & ‘C’ certificate examination to be held later in the month.
The Camp commenced with conduct of Rapid Corona Test of the entire Cadets and the conducting staff by team of Block Medical Officers Boniyar. The Camp Commandant, Col Ravinder Singh laid emphasis on preventive measures like maintaining social distance, wearing masks and washing of hand regularly. Commandant also laid emphasis on positive thinking, self-learning, acquiring general awareness, social service and community development activities. The Cadets will undergo basic training like Physical Training, Drill, Weapon Training, Firing, Map Reading and grooming to instill confidence. To commemorate the successful completion of 50 years of 1971 operation, activities like Debate, Painting and show casing of inspirational movie’s are planned. Decorated Army Officers and special speakers from Group Headquarters NCC Srinagar and Army formations at Baramulla shall be addressing the Cadets to inspire the cadets. The Cadets shall be exposed to conduct of Social Services and Community development programme like Tree Plantation and Swatch Bharat Abhiyan. A visit to National Hydro Electric Power Corporation at Boniyar is planned for these Cadets during the Camp.
There was enthusiasm and smiles on the faces of the Cadets. The cadets expressed their happiness in sustained conduct of regular NCC training in the home town of North Kashmir and appreciated the endeavors under taken by the Army.