17 Aug NCC Report
The year 2012-14 brought excellent opportunities for the NCC Cadets at JNC. The year started with 83 cadets, 43 new, energetic cadets looking forward to complete their three years of NCC with perseverance, dedication and hard work, and 40 of our loyal and determined second year cadets were entrusted the responsibility of training their juniors.
During the course, cadets could explore the hidden talents, capacity, and courage by participating in various activities like rigorous training, participation in adventure, activities and exposure to multi-cultural environments, guided by Lt. H.K Roopa Rani (ANO). Some of the conducted activities included visiting orphanages, old age homes and Environmental Protection acts like Tress Plantation, Waste Management campaign, World Earth Day Rally, and a cycle Day Rally whose initiative was to ‘Go Green’. Cadets have taken part in various state level activities like CATC, BLC and HATC camps, National level activities like RDC, NIC and ALC camps, and an International Level representation in a Youth exchange Programme to Russia.
70 Cadets attended CAT camps held at Doddaballapur. They stood 1st in most of the camp activities and competitions like the Drill competition, Cultural competitions and the Sports competitions. 2 Cadets attended the Republic Day Camp held at Delhi, and participated in many events like Drill competiton, Cultural performances for various dignitaries like the DG NCC Lt. Gen.P.S. Bhalla, the Chief of Army Staff Gen. Bikram Singh, the Defence Minister Shri A.K. Antony and many more, at Rajpath and the Prime Minister’s Rally.
11 Cadets from JNC were a part of Independence Day Parade at Field Marshall Manekshaw Parade Ground, with one of JNC’s own RD cadets being the Parade Commander for this celebration. The cadets also bagged first place in the March Past, and received the trophy from the Chief Minister himself. 10 Cadets participated in the selections camps for the TSC and RDC Batches of 2014.
There have been many dignitary visits during the course of this academic year. The Deputy Director General (DDG) of Karnataka and Goa Directorate, Air Commodore C. Rajeev, the Group Commander of Bangalore Group ‘A’, Colonel A.K. Pateria, and various other IAS and IPS officers. On these occasions, the NCC cadets were called to present a Guard of Honour.
This year, the NCC unit of Jyoti Nivas College was again awarded the Best Institution Award, Karnataka and Goa Directorate, for the second consecutive time. We hope to keep the banner of JNC’s NCC unit flying high in the years to come as well.