The Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC), Lt Gen Tarun Kumar Aich on Tuesday called on Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi at the Raj Bhavan in Guwahati.
The visit was a part of Lt Gen Aich’s itinerary to the Northeastern states to take stock of the ongoing drive for expansion plan of the NCC in the region.
During the meeting, the Director General of NCC informed the Assam Governor about the contribution of the NCC in the nation building, especially in social infrastructure.
The Assam Governor lauded the NCC for its contribution to the ongoing COVID19 vaccination drive.
During his visit to the Group Headquarter in Guwahati, the Director General was accorded a warm welcome and Guard of Honour by the cadets of Guwahati Group.
He was briefed about the functioning of the NCC Group Headquarters in Guwahati, said a statement issued by the Guwahati-based defence spokesman, Lt Col P Khongsai.
He also gave away awards to the officers and cadets for their sterling performance during the year and also during Republic Day Parade held in New Delhi this year.
Later, while interacting with the media, Lt Gen Tarun Kumar Aich said: “NCC cadets from the Northeast Directorate had performed extremely well during the Republic Day Camp-2021 and stood fourth amongst the 17 NCC Directorates across the country.”
He stressed the importance and benefits of being NCC cadets which ultimately shaped their lives in the future.
The Director General expressed deep satisfaction with the performance of all officers, staff and cadets of the Northeast Directorate.