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Lt Gen Tarun Kumar Aich, Director General, National Cadet Corps addressed the students of IIT Kanpur through a video message on 13 Feb 2021 at 10:30 am.
The Director General highlighted the role and importance of National Cadet Corps, the largest uniformed youth organization in the world, in the nation building process through programs like Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat and activities like National Integration Camps, its various activities undertaken during Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and its role as second line Corona Warriors during the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic as part of Exercise Yogdan. He also brought out the longstanding association of National Cadet Corps with IIT Kanpur.
He then went on to share the aim of NCC in providing a platform for the cadets to develop a strong character, leadership qualities, camaraderie and inculcation of moral values to make model disciplined citizens. He highlighted the various curriculum imparted to the Army, Air Force and Naval wings of NCC, the various career options available in the armed forces for the cadets and the various modes of entry into the army. An emphasis was given to technical entry scheme and the role of technical graduates.
Lt Gen Tarun Kumar Aich has taken over as DG NCC on 01 Jan 2021. He is very dynamic and result oriented professional.
As informed by Col Ashok Mor who happens to be officer responsible for the activity at IIT Kanpur.