Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh honoured as many as 23 National Cadet Corps (NCC) Cadets from Himachal Pradesh who participated in Republic Day Celebration (RDC) Parade in New Delhi.
The Chief Minister congratulated the NCC Cadets and said that it’s a matter of pride that Republic Day parade witnessed emergence of NCC girls and boys from Himachal in a big way. He said that it was rather historic that cadets in such large number were selected and participated in RDC whereas last year there was only one girl from the State.
He stressed for the need to have NCC in all colleges and Senior Secondary Schools in the State.
Virbhadra Singh also felicitated Whole Time Lady Officer (WTLO) Capt Santosh Kumari (Solan Girls Battalion) who was in-charge of National Integration and Awareness programme team of PHHPC and secured first rank at National Level.
Brig. Pradeep Kaul (Sena Medal) and Commander NCC group Shimla, Col. M.S.Ahaluwalia, Deputy Commander, Col. Atul Chaudhary, training officer, Col Virendar Sharma, Col R.K. Kadvan were present on the occasion.