Srinagar: Indian Army’s National Cadet Corps (NCC) on Wednesday commenced a Training Camp in the remote location of Keran sector near the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kashmir valley.
The seven day long camp commenced today under the aegis of 3 J&K Battalion NCC with the support of the Indian Army formation in Pharkian, a defence spokesman said.
As many as 110 boys and 15 girl cadets from all over North Kashmir are participating in the camp.
The camp will strive to imbibe the motto of NCC including ‘developing character, comradeship, discipline, a secular outlook, the spirit of adventure & ideals of selfless service’ in the participants.
The spokesperson said that the cadets will be given physical training, drills and weapon training. In addition to enabling their holistic growth, cultural activities, social awareness and short adventure trips will also be conducted.
The Training Camp, apart from providing adequate learning opportunities to the cadets has also been well received by the locals of Keran, and 40 boys from the area would participate in the camp.