The School observed NCC day on 24 NOV 17 wherein a lot of activities were carried out by cadets to Stress the significance of NCC as an organisation in empowering the youth of our country. The day started off with an elegant an impeccable ceremonial parade put up by all the cadets of the School. Gp Cpt RR Lall, Principal, Sainik School Kodagu presided over as the Reviewing Officer for the parade. Sqn Ldr D Mathews , Commanding Officer, JD NCC COY SSKG escorted the Reviewing Officer to the saluting dais. All the houses put up an elegant march past which was followed by NCC pledge which was administered by Cdt Punith, School Captain. Cdt Pavan Thimmiah apprised the parade with a short talk on the genesis and contribution of NCC in Nation building. Thereafter the Reviewing Officer addressed the parade highlighting the importance of NCC which has always been an integral part of the Sainik School training programme in moulding young minds to take up a career in the defence forces.
In the evening, an awareness rally on the theme ‘Join Sainik School, Join Defence Forces” was carried out by 183 cadets from School to Kushalnagar bus stand. Thereafter an information kiosk on Sainik School admission was set up in the bus stand where cadets entertained queries of the public regarding the school activities and admission procedure. A section of the cadets were also involved in distribution of Sainik School pamphlets and admission brochures to the public. A cleanliness drive was also carried out in and around K.S.R.T.C bus stand with the help of Kushalnagar Municipality department. A street play was also organised showcasing the valiant sacrifice of our soldiers who have become martyrs to uphold the freedom and integrity of our motherland. Overall the entire events had received wide public attention and the NCC unit of the School has been able to highlight the relevance and significance of NCC in shaping the lives of the young generation.
Report By: Lt. Vibinkumar, SD ANO, JD NCC