The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is celebrating 74th anniversary of its Raising Day today. This largest uniformed youth organisation in the world was raised in 1948.
The day is being celebrated all over the country with cadets participating in march past, cultural activities and social development programmes.
The multifaceted activities and varied curriculum of the NCC, provides unique opportunities to the youth for self-development.
Many cadets have made the Nation and the organisation proud through their remarkable achievements in the field of sports and adventure.
The expansion of NCC has also been undertaken in coastal and border areas of the country by adding over one lakh young cadets to its fold in recent times. This has motivated the youth from these areas to join the Armed forces and contribute to Nation Building.
The NCC has also been a platform for harnessing international relations for over four decades by sending its cadets as ambassadors of peace and unity to over 25 nations.