Focus On Academics: Arunachal Governor Brig (retd) Dr BD Mishra To Cadets
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (retd) Dr BD Mishra interacted with National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets from Delhi Public School, Faridabad, at Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday. The Governor advised the cadets to focus on their academics and extracurricular activities. He impressed upon them to be a good citizen and good human being, a Raj Bhawan communiqué informed. “Always help others and be prepared to assist the needy, be involved in healthy activities for mental and physical fitness and to be at peace with yourself,” the Governor said.
Dr Mishra, who himself was an NCC cadet from 1955 to 1959 and had passed ‘C’ certificate said that he was selected into the Indian Army because of his NCC certificate.
Sharing his experiences in the State, the Governor told the NCC cadets that Arunachal Pradesh and its people are unique and laudable in many ways.
“Arunachal Pradesh has 26 major tribes and 100 sub tribes with distinct dialect and traditions. It is noteworthy that they interact with each other in Hindi, which is very popular. They always greet outsiders with ‘Jai Hind’", he said.
The Governor also shared with the NCC cadets, his war experiences in the Army and the moments of the India’s first Independence Day, his initiatives he took towards Ex-Servicemen
Altogether 10 NCC cadets, including six girl cadets, accompanied by four teachers are on a ‘Study-cum-Cultural Tour’ of Arunachal Pradesh.