Motto of NCC is ‘Unity and discipline’
INVC NEWS Chandigarh, Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya said that the youth must get training of National Cadet Corps (NCC) and the National Service Scheme (NSS) to become disciplined individuals so as to provide effective leadership. The Governor was addressing NCC cadets and NSS volunteers during NCC and NSS Samman Samaroh here today. During the function, 27 cadets were honoured who had participated in the Republic Day parade, Delhi on January 26, 2019 and in the Prime Ministers’ Rally. This included eight girl’s cadets. This year, NCC squad of Haryana, secured the first place in parade, which is the fourth time in a row. Similarly, eight volunteers of NSS were honoured, which included for girl’s NSS volunteers. The NSS volunteers had also participated in the Republic Day Parade. While congratulating the cadets and volunteers, Mr Arya honoured each cadet or volunteer with a cheque of Rs 11,000 and a souvenir. Mr Arya also announced to increase the award money to Rs 21,000 next year. He said that they have made the State proud by securing first position in the Republic Day Parade. Mr Arya said that the motto of NCC is ‘Unity and discipline’ and the motto of NSS is ‘Not me but you’. Both the organizations, while working on their ideals, infuse among the youth the spirit of national and social service. To serve humanity, the cadets and volunteers donate their blood in blood donation camps and also take a resolve to donate their eyes after death. Apart from this, they also actively participate in the campaign against dowry, AIDS awareness campaign and cleanliness campaign. Education Minister, Mr Ram Bilas Sharma said that the small state Haryana has just 2 per cent of the total geographical area of the country, while Haryana's 10.8 per cent of soldiers are serving in the Indian Army. He also asked the youth to take inspiration from the bravery of Wing Commander, Abhinandan Varthaman of Indian Air Force, who shot down enemys’F-16 by Indian MiG-21. Additional Director General of NCC and NSS, Mr R.S. Mann said that NCC is the world's largest uniformed youth organization. More than 14 lakh youth are being trained under the guidance of 17 Directorates in the country. He said that at present, 15 lakh cadets are connected with NCC and 40 lakh with NSS.