NCC Cadet Vacancy to get added around 20 lakh of strength

The government on behalf of the Defence Ministry has approved to expansion of the National Cadet Corps [NCC] to add on three lakh cadet vacancies.

NCC Cadet Vacancy to get added around 20 lakh of strength

New Delhi: Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal for the expansion of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) with the addition of three lakh cadet vacancies. This expansion is expected to cater to the increasing demand for the NCC from educational institutions throughout the country.

Accumulating a total of 20,000 cadets in 1948, the NCC will now have a sanctioned strength of 20 lakh cadets in its roles making it the largest uniformed youth organization in the world. With NCC being offered as an elective subject as per the National Education Policy 2020, the expansion will be a step towards meeting the aspirations of the youth towards playing a pivotal role as future leaders of the nation.

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An important facet of the expansion plan involves the proposal for employment of ex-servicemen as NCC instructors thus leveraging their skills and vast experience. This noble initiative will ensure quality training for the NCC cadets and will generate employment opportunities for the veterans.

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The expansion signifies a dedication to shaping future leaders embodying discipline, leadership, and service. The NCC aims to make a transformative impact, fostering an environment where youth meaningfully contribute towards nation-building.

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