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Group Commander Inspires and Engages With NCC Cadets in Handwara

Group Commander Inspires and Engages With NCC Cadets in Handwara

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) unit at GDC Handwara (3 J&K Battalion NCC Baramulla) had the privilege of hosting Group Commander Brigadier KS Kalsi, who visited the cadets to address and interact with them. Brigadier KS Kalsi brought with him a wealth of experience and insights from his illustrious career, inspiring the NCC cadets with his words of wisdom and encouragement. Brigadier KS Kalsi was accompanied by Colonel M.S. Kumar, Commanding Officer of 3 J&K Battalion NCC Baramulla. The visit served as a unique opportunity for the cadets to learn from a seasoned leader in the NCC and gain valuable guidance on leadership, discipline, and personal development.

During the interactive session, Brigadier KS Kalsi emphasized that joining the NCC in Handwara and Kupwara can offer students numerous benefits, such as leadership skills, discipline, physical fitness, and a sense of patriotism. Through the NCC, cadets will have opportunities for adventure activities, community service, and a chance to make lasting friendships. The skills and values cadets gain will not only enhance their personal growth but also contribute to the betterment of their community and country. Dr. Mohd Iqbal Darzi, the Principal of GDC Handwara, thanked Brigadier KS Kalsi for the visit and congratulated all NCC cadets of the college for their active participation in all college activities.

While interacting with the local media, Brigadier KS Kalsi stated that a new NCC unit is being established in Kupwara shortly, and formal orders are being awaited. This new unit will further increase the reach of the NCC in the North Kashmir region and provide additional opportunities for girls in the region to join the ranks of the NCC. On behalf of the college and the NCC cadets of Handwara, Prof. Reyaz u Reham, Assistant Professor of Botany, expressed gratitude to the dignitaries for the opportunity to learn from Group Commander Brigadier KS Kalsi.