Chandigarh: The Annual Training Camp-247 organized by the 1 Chandigarh Girls Bn NCC Army commenced at Govt. Home Science College, Sec-10, Chandigarh on Thursday, with an approximate strength of  275 Girls Cadets from ten city Institutes along with a supporting staff of Army personnel and Associate NCC Officers Participating in the 10 days Training event.

Addressing the camp Col V K Sheoran,  CO 1 Chandigarh Girls Bn NCC said in consonance to the motto of NCC i.e. Unity & discipline NCC Camps are unique platforms for fostering a sense of comradeship, team spirit, integrity and discipline amongst the cadets.  The camp aims at developing leadership qualities through organized Personality Development Lectures to inculcate team spirit and enhance individual skills on, weapon training, firing, drill, map reading, and physical fitness.   He exhorted the cadets to excel in all fields, enjoy the training with the spirit of learning and cultivate comradeship amongst themselves.

Various competitions such as quiz, sports & cultural activities are planned for tapping the potentials of the cadets during the camp.  Besides the various guest lectures on sensitive issues of Chandigarh as traffic management, Cancer Awareness, Traffic Rules, Art of Living as well as members of NCC Exchange Participants’ Association for the conduct of CADET (Comprehensive All-round Development and Employability Trg Program) is being organized during the Ten days of the camp.

The camp commandant Col V K Sheoran was very thankful to the  Principal Prof. Sudha Katyal Govt. Home Science College,  Sec-10, Chd for providing the college and Hostel campus in assisting the Girls Bn NCC to Organize the camp.  Maj Neelam Associate NCC Officer and Second in Command of the camp was also present on the occasion.