Leh: Ladakh Battalion NCC, Leh is conducting its first annual training camp at an altitude of 10,700 ft at Karu, Leh with the aim of introducing the cadets to a regimental way of life, community living and confidence building.
336 cadets from 19 institutions of Leh and Kargil districts are participating in the camp, a defense spokesman said.
While undergoing training on practical aspects of Military subjects and conducting Social Service and Community Devlopment activities to spread awareness, various adventure activities and visits to places of Historical and Cultural significance including Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) have been plannned.
Major focus is being laid on selecting girl cadets for Kartavya Path in the upcoming Republic Day Parade 2024.
Cadets are also being screened and shortlisted for the best cadet and Youth Exchange Programme(YEP) competitions to represent the Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh Directorate in the Republic Day Camp at New Delhi.