National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 11 January 2020
The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC visited the NCC Republic day Camp 2020, at Delhi Cantt today.
The Chief of Air Staff, reviewed a ‘Guard of Honour’, presented by the smartly turned out cadets from all the three wings of the NCC i.e the Army, Navy and the Air Force. This was followed by a brilliant Band Display by the cadets.
The CAS also inspected the well laid out ‘Flag Area’, prepared by the cadets from all 17 NCC Directorates, depicting various social awareness themes. He was given a brief by the cadets, on their respective models. Thereafter, the CAS visited the ‘Hall of Fame’, a proud possession of the NCC, with display of rich archival collection of alumni photographs, models, motivational and other visual delights of the three wings of the NCC.
The Air Chief Marshal, along with other distinguished guests, later witnessed a spectacular ‘Cultural Programme’, by the talented cadets in the NCC auditorium.
Congratulating the cadets for their soldierly bearing, while on parade and a captivating cultural programme, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, lauded the stellar role played by this premier organisation in shaping the youth of our Nation, thereby enabling them to shoulder the responsibilities of bulding a strong Nation. The CAS assured the NCC of the continued support of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in conduct of all their activities.
Shailesh Kumar is an independent journalist with over 17 years of experience in crime, political and defence reporting for leading media brands including Star News, India TV and NewsX. He is the founder editor of defence and security news portal, National Defence.