New Delhi. National Cadet Corps (NCC), the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world, marked its 70th Raising Day on November 25.
NCC Director General Lt Gen PP Malhotra laid a wreath on behalf of the entire Uniformed fraternity.
The raising day was also celebrated all over India with cadets participating in marches, cultural activities and social development programmes.
During the current year the NCC cadets have contributed immensely in the relief operations carried out during the Kerala floods. The cadets participated wholeheartedly in Swacchta Abhiyan, Swasth Bharat Yatracyclothon and played a pivotal role in spreading awareness about various government initiatives like digital literacy, yoga, blood donation camps and immunisation programs, etc.
The multifaceted activities and varied curriculum of NCC provides unique opportunities to youth for self development. Many cadets have done the nation and the organisation proud by their remarkable achievements in the fields of sports and adventure and have won manylaurels in these fields.
The NCC continues its relentless efforts towards moulding the present day youth into responsible citizens of tomorrow.