Published On : Mon, Aug 19th, 2013
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Rakhi celebrated at the NCC’s National Integration camp at Nagpur

Nagpur hosts six hundred cadets from all over the country for nic camp

Group Photo of Rakhi Celebration at National Integration Camp at Nagpur on 19 Aug 13.

Nagpur News: The auspicious ‘Rakhi’ festival was celebrated at the on-going National Integration Camp (NIC) at Hyderabad House, Nagpur, wherein school girls from various schools tied Rakhis to the National Cadet Corps cadets and staff who have arrived in Nagpur from all parts of the country.

The National Integration Camp is presently underway at Nagpur under the auspices of Nagpur Group Headquarters. Six hundred cadets (boys and girls) from different states namely Assam, Manipur, Rajasthan, Kerala, Tamilnadu etc, are in the orange city for the said camp. The initiative of celebrating the Rakhi festival was taken in collaboration with a leading central Indian daily. The Rakhis tied to the NCC Cadets and staffs were personally hand made by the girl students from schools in the orange city.

Rakhi being tied to NCC Staff at Nation Integration Camp at Hyderabad House, Nagpur on 19 Aug 13.

The 12 day long National Integration Camp commenced on 16 Aug 13 and would be culminating on 27 Aug 13. The cadets participating in the camp belong the Senior and Junior divisions of the NCC. The objective of the camp is to foster appreciation understanding of cultures between the cadets of various states and thereby achieving the National integration. Apart from this the cadets would also be undergoing training in various disciplines such as personality development, general knowledge to enhance awareness, civil defence etc.

The cadets would also be visiting the places of historical and tourist importance in and around Nagpur, Brigade of Guards Regimental Centre, Officers Training Academy. During the NIC, the cadets would also be informed on career avenues in the armed forces as well as civil services. The endeavor of the Nagpur Group would be to foster the spirit of National Integration, breaking the cultural, religious, geographical and language barriers and at the same time promoting the personal growth of the cadets.