New Delhi: The fourth and the final leg, Ministry of Defence Module, of the of 18th Edition of DCC started on 17 Sep18 at Centre for Training and Development (CENTRAD) in Delhi. The Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman interacted with the trainee defense correspondents undergoing the Course at her office. “I would request all of you to keep in mind the intricacies of defense beat reporting and be true to the national cause” said the Defense Minister. This is the first time the MoD module of DCC has been introduced to give the participants an overview of the working in the ministry. The course started on 27 Aug 18.
Senior officers from the MoD, including Joint Secretary & Additional Financial Advisor A N Das, JS (Admin), Anand Rajan and JS (DIP) and Sanjay Jaju JS (DIP) spoke to the participants and acquainted them with the functioning of MoD and its different wings,during the course. The course comprises of four legs, viz, the Army leg at Tenga & Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), the Air Force at Tezpur (Assam) and the Navy leg at Kochi (Kerala). This year twenty six correspondents belonging to print and electronic media from across the country are part of this annual training program conducted by the Ministry of Defense. The course is planned to conclude on the 22 Sep 18 with the valedictory ceremony to be held at CENTRAD.