National Cadet Corps (Ncc) Car Rally- Nagaland Leg Flagged Off By Spear Corps Commander
Lt Gen HS Sahi, AVSM, YSM, SM, General Officer Commanding 3 Corps flagged of the Nagaland Leg of car rally organized by National Cadet Corps (NCC), North Eastern Region (NER) on 12 Nov 2023 at Rangapahar Military Station. The rally is a part of the National Cadet Corps commemorating its 75th Raising Day this year. Led by the Addl Director General (ADG), Maj Gen Gagan Deep. The car rally was first flagged off from Shillong on 06 November 2023 and will culminate at Guwahati on 26 November 2023 covering a distance of 3500 Kms across six North -Eastern states. 26 cadets with equal representation of boys & girls from all groups of NER Directorate along with their instructors participated in the car rally.
Addressing the cadets before the flag off, Corps Commander, lauded the contribution of NCC in nation building. He also interacted with the cadets participating in the car rally and explained the importance of the role of youth in nation building. On the occasion, Maj Gen Gagan Deep, ADG, NCC Directorate NER emphasized that the aim of the rally was to instill a sense of camaraderie, leadership, a spirit of sportsmanship & adventure and imbibe the spirit of patriotism amongst the youth and uphold the values of NCC.
Post the flag off from 3 Corps Headquarters at Rangapahar the rally made a pit stop at Eastern Christian College, Dimapur where the ADG, NCC Dte NER Maj Gen Gagan Deep interacted with 450 cadets, 18 ANOs from Dimapur. The General Officer inaugurated the state of-art Flying simulator aircraft of 1 Nagaland Air squadron NCC installed at the college premises of Eastern Christian College. The General Officer expressed his happiness at the inauguration of the flying simulator as it would certainly increase understanding of various intricacies of flying before commencing actual flying by the cadets of 1 NL Air Wing NCC.
The rally reached the state capital Kohima and was flagged-in by Maj Gen Vikas Lakhera, SM, IG Assam Rifles (North).