NCC celebrates 64th Anniversary
The National Cadet Corps (NCC) on Saturday celebrated its 64th anniversary with traditional fervour here.
NCC is the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world raised in 1948.
At headquarters level the Raising Day function was marked by paying homage to the martyrs of the Indian Defence Forces at the Amar Jawan Jyoti and India Gate.
Wreaths were laid on behalf of 17 Directorates of the NCC throughout the country, cadets, Associated NCC Officers and the three Services.
Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma, the Chief Guest, along with DG NCC Lt Gen PS Bhalla, laid wreath on behalf of the entire NCC fraternity.
The NCC Raising Day was also celebrated in all state capitals where cadets participated in march past, cultural activities and social development programmes.