Mangaluru: A felicitation programme for NCC achievers of the Mangalore Group was held recently at the Robert Sequeira Hall of the LCRI Block, St Aloysius College, Mangaluru.
Rev. Dr Praveen Martis SJ, the principal of the college was the Chief Guest.
On the occasion, Col. A.K. Sharma, Group Commander and Col. Manoj V.U. Commanding Officer Lt Col. Gracian Sequeira, Adm Officer, of 18 Kar BN felicitated 83 Cadets and 27 Officers for securing the championship in Karnataka and Goa Directorate at the state-level NCC Inter Group Competitions 2019.
Addressing the NCC Cadets, Col. A.K. Sharma said, “You have taken a great step in your life by joining the NCC. You have to work hard with discipline and dedication which will take the nation to greater heights.” He wished the NCC Cadets well for their future.
Rev. Dr Martis, in his address to the gathering, congratulated the NCC Cadets for their progress. He expressed his pride of belonging to a family of disciplined soldiers as his father served in the armed forces and his nephew has cleared the NDA and joined the armed forces. He urged the Cadets to set a great vision for their country and applauded them for securing the championship in the inter group competitions of 2019.