Chairman high level expert committee visits NCC Sgr
Srinagar: The chairman of a High Level Expert Committee, Baijayant Jay Panda, visited the NCC Group Headquarter Srinagar under Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Directorate on 29 Oct 2021. The team also included another committee member Maj Gen Alok Raj (Retd).
The High Level Expert Committee has been constituted by the Defence Ministry, for a comprehensive review of NCC. The Committee is to propose measures to empower NCC cadets to contribute more effectively towards nation building and national development efforts in various sectors.
The visit included the Guard of Honour by the NCC cadets, briefing of the chairman and member by the Group Commander, NCC, Srinagar and Commanding Officers of NCC units, Col Emron Musavi, PRO (Defence) Srinagar said in a statement issued here.
The briefing highlighted the challenges of NCC in Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh and also suggested measures for the improvement, he said.
The Gp Cdr covered general points of improvement in NCC as a whole and put forward certain recommendation. The Chairman also interacted with the civil staff, instructional staff, cadets and Associate NCC Officers. The Chairman while interacting also enquired various NCC activities and their efficacy, said the PRO.
The chairman thereafter paid a visit to Kashmir university and interacted with Prof Talat Ahmad, the Vice Chancellor and discussed the issues pertaining to inclusion of NCC as an elective subject which is going to start from the next academic session. They also discussed the future methodology to make it more popular. The meeting was also attended by some of the faculty members and Principals of various colleges under the Kashmir University, the PRO further said.