Role of Ncc in Nation Building

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Transformation refers to a complete change. It signifies the essence of growth and progress. The true wealth of a nation lies not in its foreign exchange reserves and riches, but in its citizens, especially its youth. Youth have the power to transform and hence, on their strong shoulders, rests the responsibility of leading the nation towards progress and prosperity. Youth form the backbone of any society and in this context we are extremely fortunate to have a vibrant youth potential numerically unmatched in the world. India, in the past, has had its glories, but much greater glories await this great nation in the future( Ramakrishna Mission, 2008). It is here, that our youth will have an all-important and distinguished role to play. Transformation of our youth would be the key to this projected image of our country. Any transformation that we seek, would inadvertently have to begin from ourselves (Abdul Kalam, 2004). Our raw youth potential is in need of maturation, without losing the essence and elixir of youth and this can be achieved by motivation to undergo transformational exercises, resulting in growth and awakening, which would lead to transformation in the desired direction. Many such opportunities are available, one of which; The National Cadet Corps

Transformation is an inspirational process leading to self awareness and for achieving this, only textual knowledge will not suffice. Practical knowledge based on experience, intensive planning, dedicated efforts are all called for. Also, change of any kind would always be accompanied by obstacles which need to be overcome with grit and determination and this is exactly where National Cadet Corps comes into the picture with its vital role in the transformation of our youth and society

National Cadet Corps: The National Cadet Corps (NCC) holds a golden key for all-round growth and transformation of our youth. What began in the year 1917, as the University Corps, after many changes...
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