NCC cadets attend awareness campaign on HIV, AIDS & Drug Abuse


Dimapur, July 28: Cadets attending Annual Training Camp of 24 Nagaland (Indep) Company NCC at Dimapur were specially trained through an awareness Campaign on HIV, AIDS and Drug Abuse today.
The cadets evinced keen interest to learn safe methods and necessity to safeguard themselves.
Yanger Kier, from the District AIDS Prevention and Control Unit (DAPCU), Dimapur conducted Awareness Pgrogramme under aegis of Nagaland AIDS Control Society.
The cadets were also shown the Integrated Counseling and Testing Mobile unit, and were demonstrated how HIV testing is conducted.
The cadets understood their responsibility as NCC Cadets and have made a resolve to make their surrounding aware of the disease and spread the message wherever they are.
The DAPCU have expressed desire to associate with NCC for many such programmes in future. The Camp Commandant thanked Nagaland State AIDS Control Society to organize such an informative awareness session for the Cadets.
Earlier in the day, the Cadets demonstrated Guard of Honour Drill prepared by NCC Permanent Instructor Staff, Hav Sanjay Kumar. The event was followed by Inter Coy Guard of Honour Competition which was witnessed by the entire participating cadets of the Camp. As part of training of trainers the Associate NCC Officers were given refresher firing practice and training.
(Page News Service)