NATIONAL CADET CORPS
GURU NANAK KHALSA COLLEGE's
NATIONAL CADET CORPS
MOTTO OF NCC- “UNITY AND DISCIPLINE (EKTA AUR ANUSHASHAN)”
From The Desk of Company Commander:
Guru Nanak Khalsa College NCC unit is one of the oldest unit in the history of University of Mumbai.
The NCC unit of this is college Belong to 1 Maharashtra Battalion, Mumbai B group.
The NCC unit of this college is unique in the sense that it has its own large ground equip with standard obstacle for NCC training. Firing range of sports department has tied up with NCC units of the college because of which cadets of unit get extra guidance for firing practice. We also encourage the cadets for participating various state level and national level firing competitions. Every year some of our cadets represented Khalsa college in various National level camp, like Republic Day Parade, Thal Sainik Camp, National Integration Camp. Some of our cadets went to foreign country as part of Youth Exchange Program. Our cadets are regularly participated in various sport and adventure activities like scuba driving, water rafting, mountaineering camp.
College has produced some of the best Associate Officers. For example Major Variyam Singh who retired as a principal of a military college, NDA, Pune. Major K.S. Cheema who has credit of starting NCC day celebration in the college.
Khalsa college produces many officers in past in all three wings of Army, including merchant navy, and Police force. Otherwise also our cadets are doing well in their professional life.
In this unit, we are giving unique opportunity to the college students to grow academically and professionally. Here we are making them physically as well as mentally tough. Our aim is to develop qualities of character, courage, comradeship, Discipline, Leaderships, Secular outlook, Spirit of adventure, Sportsmanship and ideal of selfless services among the youth to make them useful citizens.
Khalsa NCC aims to build leaders for tomorrow.
Jai Hind Jai Maharashtra
The NCC in India was formed with the National Cadet Corps Act of 1948.
NCC came into existence on 15th july,1948.
Girls wing was introduced in 1949.
Air wing and naval wing were raised in 1950 and 1952 respectively.
At the instance of the Indian National Leaders the British government decided to impart some kind of Military training to the youth in the year 1925. An organization named as University Training Corps (UTC ) was established. The Corps imparted military training to the college students but its scope was very limited.
The entire Bombay province had only one Battalion (Bn). In 1940, the Senate of Bombay university decided to introduce military training in the university syllabus.
In 1946, the UTC was re-named as University Officers Training Corps (UOTC).
Various colleges started the UOTC and Guru Nanak Khalsa College was allotted 45 seats.
Regular training and parades were held for the enrolled cadets. They also appeared for the Military efficiency examination.
IN 1947, the Guru Nanak Khalsa College unit attended the training camp at Pokharan and was ranked in the Second in the guard mounting competition
Soon after India won Independence the government set up a committee for military training among the chairmanship Of Pt. Kunzru. The National Cadets Crops came into existence on 16th July, under the NCC Act of 1948 under the Ministry of Defense as perrecommendations of the committee.
In Mumbai, two units namely ,1st Bombay Bn. NCC and 3rd Bombay Btn NCC were formed. The establishment of NCC (boys) unit in G.N.Khalsa college coincides with the birth of NCC in India. The NCC unit of the G.N.Khalsa college belonged to the 3rd Bombay Bn.NCC.
In the first year , the college was allotted the strength of 50 cadets and presently 108 cadets (boys) are on roll. Under the 8 Mah.Girls Bn. NCC, the girls unit of G.N. Khalsa college came into existence in the year 1984. In the very first year 60 girl cadets were on roll.
Enrollment to NCC is voluntary for boys and girls students of the college.
AIMS OF NCC
To develop Character, Comradeship, Discipline, Leadership, Secular Outlook, Spirit of adventure, and ideals of Selfless Service amongst the youth of the country.
To create human resource of organized ,Trained and Motivated youth, to provide Leadership in all walks of life and be always available for the service of the nation.
To provide a suitable environment to Motivate the youth of nation to take up a career in armed forces.
TRAINING OF CADETS
NCC was established as a second line of defense in the Army, therefore it mostly stressed on military training, particularly Weapon training and Drill. The area of activities and getting knowledge are,
General:- History, Aims, Motto, Song, Administration of NCC.
Introduction to Services.
Weapon Training :- Rifle, SLR, LMG, Sten Gun, 2” Mortar, Grenade, Pistol, Firing in NCC.
Anatomy and Physiology of Human Body.
Hygiene and sanitation.
Citizen, Administration, Moral, Man-Management, Leader, Leadership Traits.
Combined Annual Training Camp (CATC)
Basic Leadership Camp (BLC)
Pre-Republic Day Camp (PRDC)
Advanced Leadership Camp (ALC)
Course at Himalayan mountaineering institute Darjeeling
Para Troopers Camp (PTC)
National Integration Camp (NIC)
Republic Day Camp (RDC)
Hiking and Trekking Camp
Social Service Camp (SSC)
Independence Day Camp (IDC).
Besides these, College also involve the NCC cadets in the various college function, like tree plantation, blood donation camps, Independence Day celebration, NCC event, which is one of the major attraction of college annual function Nazarana.
ADVANTAGES OF NCC TRAINING TO STUDENTS
NCC is second line of defense. NCC cadets are worked with regular armed force during the war. Being enroll with NCC students are directly associated with Ministry of Defense, which take care for their uniform and training. At the end of each training year cadets are entitled of getting around 700 rupees as washing, polishing and refreshment allowance.
By NCC training, students develop qualities like social services, team spirit, leadership, discipline, and self-confidence.
Since NCC training camps are held at different places in the country, cadets get opportunity to visit important historical and industrial places and social centers. Due to this student widen their horizon and develop ambition to do creative work.
NCC cadets are taught subject like Civil defense and Self-defense. Due to this develop national spirit and confidence.
NCC cadets are attached with Army units every year so that they get acquainted with the Army life.
NCC cadets are trained for Parachute jumps and mountaineering so that they develop capacity to do courageous work.
Under Youth Exchange Program selected cadets are sent to foreign countries every year Thirty-two seats are reserved per course in the IMA for the cadets who have passed NCC ‘C’certificate examination. NCC cadets having 50% aggregate marks in graduation with minimum ‘B’grade in ‘C’ certificate examination is eligible for short service commission
NCC special entry scheme) without qualifying CDS written examination. They will face directly SSB interview.
NCC trained students are given priority in recruitment in Central Reserve Force and B.S.F. etc.
Central and State Govts. As well as many industrialists give priority in jobs for NCC trained students.
NCC cadets are given refreshment on every parade and are given washing allowance for uniforms.
On death or permanently handicapped of NCC cadet during NCC activities, a sum of Rs.1.25 Lac, Rs.1 Lac respectively is paid from NCC welfare society.
Lt. Angelo Mosses (1950-1956)
Maj. Warryam Singh (1956-1970)
Lt. G.D Arora (1970-1980)
Lt. Purushottaman (1980-1987)
Capt. K.S. Cheema (1987- 2006)
CTO Dr. Migendra Rai (2006-2007)
Capt. Rakesh Barai (2007 – onwards)
Lt. Shikha Roy (1964-1992)
Capt. Rita Bhambi (1993 – 2007)
CTO Jasmeet Kaur Ghai (2007 – onwards)
Lt. Meenakhsi Reddy (2009 – 2017)
CTO Sheetal Jharare (2017 – onwards)
The college authorities have provided sufficient infrastructure for conducting NCC activities such as NCC office (boys and girls), space for storing equipment's and uniforms.
The college has well maintained playground, spacious quadrangle, which are also used by the cadets for parades and other NCC related activities. Special arrangements have been made for the Obstacle course in the college playground for the NCC cadets. The college authorities have also funded the NCC units to purchase the band and the cadets are trained to perform during various NCC programs. Sports department also encourage NCC cadets for various sports activity.
Professional Progress of Cadets
Thirty-two seats are reserved for NCC cadets in the Defence forces.
The cadets having ‘C’ certificate with minimum ‘B’ grade can get direct entry if they meet other requirements.
Acting Brig. Satwant Singh Chahal at Jalandhar Cantonment (Punjab) was commissioned in 1970.
Col. Satwant Singh at Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) was commissioned in 1970.
Capt. Manmohan Singh Virdi (Retired) - Merchant Navy.
Capt. Gurudeep Singh Ghuman (Retired) – Merchant Navy.
Capt. Suinder Singh Kang (Retired) – Merchant Navy.
Maj. Inderjeet Singh Parmar attained Martyrdom while saving the lives of seven soldiers at Siachen Glacier.
Lt. Aim Bahadur Thappa (IMA) Dehradun.
Lt. Deepa Chandra Shekharan (Full time NCC Officer).
Flying Officer Vasant Pillai.
Lt. Pradeep Singh.
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