NCC Current Affairs - 2020

Ministry of Defence sets up committee to review AFHQ

In order to enhance the combat potential and rebalance defence expenditure, the Ministry of Defence has set up a three-member committee under Lt General Shekatkar (retd). The main task of the committee is to review the utilization of Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services (AFHCS). Highlights The Committee is to identify appointments in Inter Service Organizations Read More…

Defence Minister approves proposal to expand NCC in 173 border areas and coastal districts

On August 16, 2020, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved a major Expansion Scheme. Under the scheme, the National Cadet Corps (NCC) is to be expanded to 173 border areas and coastal districts. Around 100,000 new cadets are to be inducted. Highlights With the deployment of NCC, the border areas are to get trained manpower for Read More…

Exercise NCC Yogdan launched to fight COVID-19

On April 2, 2020, the National Cadet Corps (NCC) launched “Exercise NCC Yogdan” to offer a helping hand to the authorities fighting against COVID-19. Highlights Under the exercise, the NCC cadets are envisaged to work in call centres and helpline centres formed exclusively for COVID-19, community assistance, distribution of relief materials, medicines and other essential Read More…

71st raising Day celebrated by NCC

On November 24, the National Cadet Corps (NCC) celebrated the 71st raising day. The day was embarked all over the country. 2019 major contributions of NCC In this current year, the NCC have contributed significantly to relief and recovery operations during floods in Bihar, Maharashtra and Kerala. They have also been an active part of Read More…

First ever NCC girls Everest expedition flagged off

The first ever all girls National Cadet Corps (NCC) Mount Everest expedition was flagged off by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Defence Rao Inderjeet Singh in New Delhi. The aim of mountaineering expeditions in NCC is to strengthen the character and instill qualities of courage, discipline, comradeship and leadership in the cadets. The team Read More…