3 J&K BN NCC B’la organizes first-ever NCC Training Camp at Dawar Gurez
Srinagar: After the successful conduct of NCC Annual Training Camp at Machil, Kupwara, 3 J&K BN NCC Baramulla is conducting another training camp at Dawar, Gurez, in North Kashmir, said PRO (Defence) Srinagar.
“This is a Combined Annual Training Camp being conducted from 16 – 24 Sep 2021 for NCC Cadets of whole of Kashmir Valley and few schools of Jammu. NCC has been introduced in the border Villages of Gurez for the first time ever on directions of DG NCC. This camp is being conducted under the aegis of Group Headquarters and NCC Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh Directorate, located in Jammu. The location of the camp was chosen to give exposure to the students of Gurez to the NCC environment,” the PRO said.
“The physical conduct of the camp has been made possible by the Army at Dawar, Gurez, which is providing the infrastructure and administrative assistance, including accommodation for the cadets. 175 NCC Cadets, both boys and girls from schools & colleges of Uri, Kupwara, Handwara, Sopore, Pattan, Bandipora, Baramulla, Pehalgam, Anantnag, Qazigund, Pulwama, Shopian and border towns of Gurez, are participating in the camp. Free Covid-19 testing for all participating cadets, was done by the block medical officer of Bandipora. Main objective of this camp is to amalgamate the youths of Kashmir with the mainstream,” he said.
“Apart from imparting basic training, NCC cadets shall be selected to represent Kashmir in the JK&L contingent during the Republic Day Camp 2022. During this camp, the NCC cadets will be exposed to physical training, drill and weapon training, besides cultural and social activities like Swaach Bharat drive, traffic awareness, tree plantation etc,” said Col Emron Musavi.
“Cadets will undertake adventure activities like trekking the adjacent heights of Gurez and visit border villages to impart social services to the locals. The cadets will also be interacting with the local youths of Gurez. Cadets will also be introduced to army life in field conditions, by taking them to nearby army units. Senior & decorated army officers shall be interacting with the cadets to motivate them to become conscientious citizens,” he added.