Dimapur, July 11: DGP Nagaland, T. John Longkumer (IPS) on Thursday said that discipline is the supreme aspect that holds the vast nation with so much diversification together, and it was only for discipline and hard work that he has been able to get ahead of many others.
Speaking as the chief guest on the occasion of the closing function of the NCC combined Annual Training Camp at Livingstone Foundation Higher Secondary School conducted by 1 NAGA Girls Bn NCC under the aegis of NCC Gp HQ Kohima, he said that the importance of discipline and hard work had been instilled in him by his parents and added that if one is discipline, success is ought to follow.
He mentioned that the students who received the training and would be receiving their certificates hadn’t wasted their time and being a recruiter, he knows the respect that NCC certificates receives. He also said that discipline and unity are core values of NCC and the nation as a whole.
Concluding his speech, he said that he also expects the students to aspire to be IPS and NPS officers and looks forward to see them joining the service which needs them.
Commissioner of Police, Dimapur, Limasunep Jamir in his brief remark also stretched on the importance of discipline and asked the students to keep their morale high.
Previously, Chairman of Livingstone Foundation International, Andrew Ahoto had said that NCC trainings in schools should be encouraged as it instills the value of discipline, giving examples how some countries like Israel makes it mandatory for each citizen to undergo mandatory military service.
He asked the students to do something apart from gathering bookish knowledge and remember that co-curricular activities are important.
A total of 436 students, of which 31 were boys and rest were girls, were trained in this ten day training programme. (Page News Service)