The well being of the nation and its growth is usually measured with the yard stick of its water resources, quality of land, creation of wealth, minerals, roads, bridges, buildings, industries etc. Science and Technology plays an important role. But more important and crucial dimension of the well being of nation lies in the characters of its citizens.
Nation building through NCC
All the characteristics which are required in a youth which can help towards nation building can be achieved through NCC training as follows.
- Discipline: A discipline is the main asset for nation building and is inculcated when a youth possess certain values for life: Love to country, Unity, Punctuality, Respect for human values and Patriotism.
- Integrity: A youth who has harmony in his thought, speech and action can only be called truly an integrated.
- Enthusiasm And Initiative: Truly spirited and alert youth can strive for improving his skills and knowledge with creativity.
Aim of NCC
- To develop character, comradeship, discipline, leadership, secular outlook, spirit of adventure and ideals of selfless service amongst the youth of the country.
- To create human resources of organized, trained and motivated youth having leadership qualities in all walks of life, and always ready to be available for the service of the nation.
To provide suitable environment to motivate the youth to take up career in armed forces.
Role of NCC
The NCC through its regular training, not only develops the punctuality but also consciousness of discipline which consists of truth and zeal. It trains the cadets thoroughly for every event, however small it is.
Rigorous practices and excellent preparations, filtered through a foresight are given so that one can boldly face any unexpected calamities. NCC also becomes a good guide to improve academically with greater innovative ideas, hard work, dedication, robustness etc. NCC promotes a unique scholastic education and extracurricular activities for all round personality development of youth.
Motto Of NCC
“Unity and Discipline” makes India ideal and strong through the motivated uniformed.