Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P Interacts with NCC Republic Day Contingent of Maharashtra
Upon assuming charge of the prestigious Western Naval Command, Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P, PVSM, AVSM, VSM the Flag-Officer Commanding-in-Chief, hosted a grand function held at WNC Officers’ Mess in Colaba to accord a warm welcome to the NCC Republic Day contingent of Maharashtra. The NCC cadets recently arrived from the Republic Day camp at New Delhi where they achieved overall second runners up position in a tough competition with 17 Directorates from all over the country. Major General Gajendra Prasad, Additional Director General, NCC Directorate (Maharashtra) and other officials of the NCC Directorate were also present during the function.
A total of 111 best male and female cadets participated from Maharashtra at the National level during a series of events held at Republic Day Camp at New Delhi.
Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar, himself a NCC cadet during his schooling days, interacted with the NCC cadets and applauded the individual achievers in various competitions held during Republic Day camp. The Commander-in-Chief also acknowledged the significant role played by NCC in imbibing leadership qualities, inculcating the values of integrity, patriotism, secularism and discipline in youth and wished them good fortune in their challenges ahead.