The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressed the rally of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) at Cariappa Ground in Delhi today. The Prime Minister inspected the Guard of Honour, reviewed the March Past by NCC contingents, and witnessed cultural performance during the event.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that nations with strong presence of discipline in Social life, thrive in all fields. He said NCC has major role to play in instilling this sense of discipline in the social life of India. The Prime Minister praised NCC cadets for their contribution during calamities like Corona.
The Prime Minister, elaborated India’s capabilities of meeting the virus challenge as well challenges of the country’s defence. He exhorted the cadets to go vocal-for-local. He mentioned makeover of Khadi as a trendy brand among youth and emphasis on local in fashion, weddings, festival and other areas.
The Prime Minister said Fitness and sports are being given unprecedented push through Fit-India and Khelo India movements including special programs in NCC. The Prime Minister also informed that the New National Education Policy is making the entire system student-centric by bringing in flexibility to choose subject as per needs and interest.
Country will progress as the youth will take advantage of the opportunities provided by the reforms, said the Prime Minister.