INDIA. On Tuesday, Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Western Naval Command (WNC), and Mrs. Charu Singh, President of the Navy Wellness and Welfare Association (NWWA) Western Region, hosted the victorious contingent of the NCC Maharashtra Directorate at Navy House in South Mumbai.
Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh talked to the cadets who won the prestigious PM’s banner and the overall championship trophy at the just-ended Republic Day Camp 2023.
He encouraged the cadets to continue doing their best for the nation and hoped many would join the Armed Forces. Major General YP Khanduri, Additional Director General (ADG) of Maharashtra NCC, senior naval officers, and ladies were also present for the event.
The NCC contingent of the Maharashtra Directorate recently brought laurels to the state by winning the Prime Minister’s banner at the Republic Day Camp (RDC) 2023) event.
Maharashtra’s NCC contingent, comprising 111 cadets, including 16 from Nagpur, won the Champions Trophy and the Prime Minister’s banner at the RDC 2023 for standing first overall and winning a rich haul of trophies and medals. Winning the overall championship trophy was the culmination of a year-long effort to win back-to-back Sainik camps and shooting competitions.
No. 2 Maharashtra Naval NCC Unit was adjudged ‘The Most Enterprising Naval Unit (MENU)’ and Cadet Astha Singh, adjudged the best senior wing cadet (Navy), received the award at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Maharashtra Directorate team was also declared the winner in the flag area competition. Cadet Vaibhavi Vyas was declared the best MC for the RDC events. Maharashtra also won the awards for best directorate in the Air Wing competition and the best squadron in flying. The Directorate teams also achieved the first position in the Inter Directorate Sports Shooting Competition and the Thal Sainik Camp (Girls).
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