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Chief Minister Felicitates Maharashtra NCC Contingent for winning ‘Prime Minister’s Banner’ at Republic Day Camp 2022

Maharashtra Directorate wins the best Directorate Trophy after a gap of seven years

Posted On: 02 FEB 2022 2:22PM by PIB Mumbai

Mumbai, 02nd February 2022

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) contingent of Maharashtra Directorate comprising 57 cadets won 'Prime Minister’s Banner' at the recently concluded Republic Day Camp (RDC 2022) for standing first overall in addition to winning a rich haul of Trophies and Medals. The Maharashtra Directorate won the best directorate trophy after a gap of seven years.

Amongst the 57 cadets in Maharashtra contingent at the Republic Day Camp 2022, 17 cadets marched at the Rajpath representing the All India NCC contingent and seven cadets were part of the All India NCC Guard of Honour at the PM’s rally. 

Chief Minister, Shri Uddhav Thackeray joined the At Home function held on 01 Feb 22, via Video Conference. He felicitated the prize winners and awarded prizes to meritorious cadets for their all-round performance during the RD Parade Camp 2021-22. Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Ajit Pawar, hosted and interacted with the NCC cadets.

Senior Under Officer (SUO) Gitesh Dingar, had the privilege of presenting a salute to the Hon’ble Prime Minister as the Guard Commander during the PM’s rally. Cadet Warrant Officer (CWO) Prithvi Patil was adjudged the All India Best Cadet from Senior Division, Air Wing. Five cadets from Maharashtra were also awarded the DG NCC commendation card.

State Ministers Shri Sunil Kedar, Smt Yashomita Thakur and Mrs Aditi Tatkare, ADG NCC Directorate Maharashtra, Major General YP Khanduri, Senior Officers of NCC Directorate Maharashtra, Group Commanders, Officers and Staff of NCC were also present on the occasion.






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