What is the full form of NCC
NCC: National Cadet Corps
NCC stands for National Cadet Corps. It is the Military cadet corps of India that provides basic military training to the students of schools and colleges. It comprises Army, Navy and Air Force. It aims to groom students into disciplined and patriotic citizens. It is headquartered in Delhi and its directorates are located in different states of India. As of the July 2017, Lt Gen Vinod Vashisht is the Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC). The official song of NCC is titled "Ham Sabh Bhartiya Hain". It is written by Sudarshan Faakir. The trained NCC students are not liable to join active military services after completing the training.
The Motto of NCC is "Unity and Discipline". In living up to its motto, it acts as a cohesive force of the nation that brings together the youth hailing from different parts of the country and grooms them into united, secular and disciplined citizens of the nation.
The existing NCC flag was introduced in 1954. It has three colors: Red, Dark Blue and Light Blue. These colors depict the three services of the Corps, i.e. red represents the Army, deep blue represents the Navy and the light blue represents the Air Force. In the centre, it has three letters NCC encircled by a garland of lotus.
The activities of NCC are guided by core values, some of which are as follows: