Gangtok, 12 Jul:
Three Sikkim Battalions NCC Gangtok under the aegis of NCC Group HQ Darjeeling has commenced a 10-day long Combined Annual Training Camp at OBC School Kamrang, Namchi from 10 to 19 Jul, 2019.A total of 363 NCC Cadets along with 06 Associate NCC Officers from various schools and colleges in East and North districts of Sikkim are attending this camp.
During the camp, the main emphasis will be on imparting collective training to NCC cadets, acquaint them with community living, fostering spirit of unity & discipline, imbibing leadership qualities & inculcating spirit of adventure for all round development of Cadets personality.
The Cadets will be trained in military subjects like weapon training, drill, map reading, field craft & battle craft as also in Social service & community development subjects aiming towards nation building encompassing National Integration, leadership, Swatch Bharat Abhiyan,etc. A number of competitions are also scheduled during the camp namely firing, drill, tent-pitching, Obstacle training, cultural, etc.
Col Rajeev Kumar, Camp Commandant Combined Annual Training Camp informed that guest lectures by eminent personalities will also be conducted for subjects of common interest like firefighting and rescue, road safety &traffic signs,Tuberculosis(TB),HIV AIDS, environment awareness & conservation, health & hygiene, hygiene and sanitation and career counseling.