MAJOR GENERAL NS JAMWAL VSM REVIEWS THE PARADE
A joint passing out parade for commissioning the Associate NCC officers (ANOs) of Senior & Junior Division NCC, took place today at the NCC Officers Training Academy, Kamptee with traditional Military grandeur & decorum.
Major General NS Jamwal, who is the Additional Director General, NCC of Jammu & Kashmir Directorate, was the chief guest and reviewing officers at the parade.
The associate NCC Officers (ANOs) are the teachers, professors & lectures at various educational institutions of the country who volunteer to become the officers of NCC to train the cadets of their institutions and manage the affairs of NCC at their district & State levels.
The ANOs are the ‘Crucial interface’ between the cadets of the National Cadet Corps and the Armed forces personnel associated with the organization.
243 successful trainees were today commissioned as the ANOs after 90 days of high intensity training at Kamptee which included Military Ethos, Weapon Training, Drill, Sports and Leadership skills, etc.
Addressing the passing out Trainee officers, Major General Jamwal said “It has been great pleasure and priviledge to witness such an important parade whose standards are comparable to the parades at Indian Military Academy or the Army Day Parade. You have achieved very high standards of training in just 90 days.
This has been possible due to dedicated efforts of the trainees and instructional Staff of OTA.”
He further said “ As ANOs you have a very important role to play. The cadets you will be handling are the ‘future’ of the country. You have been professionals yourself in your capacity as teachers, lectures and professors, I appreciate your taking the additional responsibility of ANOs. I am also very sure that your cadets will immensely benefit from the training you have received here”.
After the parade Major General Jamwal also gave away the awards to meritorious also gave away the awards to meritorious officer trainees.
Cadet Senior under officer
MC Shivakumar of Karnataka & goa directorate won the prestigious DGs Baton of honour in Senior division category [(College level teachers and professors) & cadet under officer
Parminder Jeet Singh won it in the Junior Division Category]
The ceremony was witnessed by a number of Service and Civilian dignitaries, distinguished guests, relatives of Officers Cadets and school children.
(a) Cadet Senior Under Officer MC Shiva Kumar of Karnataka and Goa Directorate, was awarded DG’s Baton of Honour.
(b) Cadet Under Officer Dr Pranjol Protim Kakoty of NER Directorate, was awarded Comdt’s Silver Medal.
(c) Cadet Under Officer Balanaik AG of Karnataka and Goa Directorate, was awarded Comdt’s Bronze Medal.
(a) Cadet Senior Under Officer Parminder Jeet Singh of Pb, HR, HP and Chd Directorate, was awarded DG’s Baton of Honour.
(b) Cadet Under Officer Yogesh Sangwan of Pb, HR, HP and Chd Directorate, was awarded Comdt’s Silver Medal.
(c) Cadet Under Officer Mukesh Kumar of Pb, HR, HP and Chd Directorate, was awarded Comdt’s Bronze Medal.
The Director General’s Banner for overall Best Company was awarded to Shivaji Coy.