GUWAHATI: The 10-day combined annual training camp organized by 47 Assam R&V Sqn NCC Khanapara under the command of Camp Commandant Lt Col Rahul Dubey was kicked off at College of Veterinary Science, Khanapara on Monday under the aegis of NCC group HQ Guwahati. The camp will be concluded on October 31.
Altogether 177 cadets of College of Veterinary Science, Khanapara, 17 boys cadet of Sainik School, Goalpara, associate NCC officers, six PI staff and two PI guest staff have been participating in the camp.
During the training, the cadets will be imparted various aspects like firing, drilling, equestrian events and equine management practices. Various competitions like sports and cultural activities are also being planned to be conducted to identify potential cadets who will be fielded for various national-level camps.
The camp also aims to impart collective training to cadets, provide them an opportunity to experience community living, and to co-operate and work together. It also aims at inculcating leadership qualities, spirit of adventure and sportsmanship amongst the cadets. Through this camp, cadets are also being prepared for the ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate examinations, which gain them additional avenues for employment in the Armed Forces and various Central Government Services, as also for pursuing higher education. Besides this, preparations are in full swing for horse show followed by dog show scheduled on Oct 29.