PASIGHAT, Dec 23: A ten days long “Combined Annual Training Camp” of 22 AP (I) COY, NCC Pasighat was concluded on Thursday evening followed by campfire, cultural presentation and prize distributions. The Deputy Commissioner Talem Tapok graced the occasion as Chief Guest while the SP Pushpendra Kumar was present as Guest of Honour in the valedictory function. As many as 500 cadets (boys and girls) from Bomdila, Rupa, Tezu, Pasighat, Basar, Aalo, Likabali and Dhemaji of neighboring state Assam took part in the 10-day camp.
As a part of annual activities, the 22 AP (I) COY NCC Pasighat organized the camp through NER with a aim to impart collective training to NCC cadets with emphasis on discipline, physical fitness, leadership qualities, developing comradeship and self-confidence this year at Pasighat in New CRPF Camp, under active supervision of the Camp Commandant Col. P.C. Jha and Dy. Camp Commandant Lieutenant (Dr.) K.K. Mishra (NCC Officer, JNC Pasighat) Speaking on the occasion the Chief Guest Tapok said the National Cadet Corps (NCC) imparts a great deal of training to the cadets to develop them into men of high standards and values cadets to become a part of the armed forces. According to Tapok, it was an opportunity to get acquainted with the real life of the armed forces and to live like them.
It teaches to respect each others’ religion and propagate Nationalism. He stressed on discipline, dedication, determination, leadership and respect for the country and conveyed his thanks to the organizer to boost the personality of the cadets. Soon after witnessing a cultural-nite presented by the cadets the DC awarded the winning cadets of various competitions conducted during the camp with medals and certificates here on Thursday evening. Earlier, the Guest of Honour Pushpendra Kumar motivating the trainees said the actual motive of the training was to develop qualities like social service, team spirit, leadership, discipline and self confidence.
The cadets are taught to march & salute, drill, use of real weapons and learning to fire a gun is thrilling experience help the cadets in future in the respective fields they enter into. It also helps them to take decisions after proper and instant review of any complex situation, claimed Kumar. Dr. Tarik Talom imparted training on various precautionary measures on malaria, TB, HIV/AIDs etc through power-point presentations.