Dimapur, November 22: NCC Cadets of 24 Nagaland (I) Coy NCC, Kohima under the aegis of Kohima Group, NCC celebrated its 72nd Raising Day on November 22. The celebration at all the institutions started with the hoisting of National Flag followed by various activities across the State. All NCC Officers and cadets took part in the event.
The activities includes tree plantation, run for health, painting competition, cleanliness drive, etc.
A Kohima Group NCC release informed that the day saw enthusiastic participation from all cadets and provided them with opportunity to spread awareness and precaution to be taken against the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, necessity of being vigilant and generate a sense of patriotism amongst all NCC cadets.
‘Run for health’ was also organized jointly by Japfu Christian College and Kigwema GHS. The aim of the run was to spread importance of regular physical exercise and create awareness among family and friends about the need for keeping oneself fit and lead a healthy life. A large number of medicinal and ornamental plants were also planted by the cadets of Kohima Science College. The cadets were also taught the importance of maintaining the delicate environmental balance.
After the ceremony, light refreshments were also provided to the participating cadets.
Col Daniel Lotzem, Commanding Officer of 24 Nagaland (I) Coy NCC, Kohima on behalf of Group Commander Brigadier Vengugopal, SM and all officers of Kohima Group NCC extended appreciation to all participating NCC officers, cadets and in particular to Forest Department, Kohima for providing free tree saplings on the occasion of the 72nd NCC Raising Day.
(Page News Service)