Dimapur, July 28: After 10 days of wide-ranging and rigorous training, Annual Training Camp of No 1 Nagaland Air Squadron NCC was culminated on July 26.
More than 280 cadets from all over Nagaland attended the camp at Pilgrim Higher Secondary Dimapur from July 17. During the camp, various training activities such as tent pitching, rifle shooting, aero modelling, career counselling, guest lectures, ground training lectures, sports competitions, pre flight training etc were conducted.
Brigadier SS Dhankhar, Group Commander visited the camp on July 24 and in his address to the cadets emphasized the importance of public speaking skills to climb up the ladder of success.
Culmination of the camp was marked by cultural programme on July 25. Kaini Khekho Kikon, Principal and Bithungo Kikon, Administrator of Pilgrim Higher Secondary were the guests for the event. The cultural event displayed the talent of cadets of Nagaland and showcased the glimpse of Nagaland’s rich culture and heritage.
Breaking the stereotype image of principal, Kaini Khekho Kikon addressed the cadets in a very unique enthusiastic animated lively vivacious passionate manner. She complimented the cadets for the wonderful display of Naga culture through their enthralling performances. She advised the cadets to be passionate about whatever they intend to do and excel in it.
Camp Commandant Wing Commander in his address summed up various activities undertaken at the camp and complimented the cadets for their excellent performance in all the training activities. He advised the cadets to set a goal and work hard to achieve it. He also thanked the Principal Kaini Khekho Kikon and Administrator, Bithungo Kikon of Pilgrim Higher Secondary Dimapur for providing their institution for the camp and presented a memento to the principal as a token of appreciation.
On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas on July 26, Camp Commandant covered a background and brief history of Kargil war. He shared a few anecdotes of the war which helped the young cadets to comprehend the sacrifices made by our gallant soldiers and airmen. A two minute silence was observed at the end to pay respect to the Kargil martyrs. (Page News Service)