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NCC National Games declared open

Oct 8, 2015 01:08 IST

The Director General of the National Cadet Corps Lt. General Aniruddha Chakravarty on 7 October 2015 inaugurated the NCC National Games-2015 at DG NCC Camp, Delhi Cantt. The game will witness nearly 2000 cadets from all 17 state directorates in action.

The NCC Games aims at identifying the sportsperson in the cadets and provide them with a feel of a major sporting event and prepare them with essential match temperament and further their sporting careers.

In addition, the game showcases and promotes low cost indigenous games such as Kabbadi and Kho-Kho among the youth.

The NCC National Games will run for over 11 days from 7 October 2015 to 17 October 2015. The games will see competitions in seven sports disciplines, Football, Hockey, Athletics, Kabbadi, Kho-Kho, Volleyball and Shooting.

About National Cadet Corps (NCC)

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is the Indian military cadet corps which was firstly started in Germany in 1666. The NCC in India was formed with the National Cadet Corps Act of 1948 and was first raised on 15 July 1948.

NCC adopted its motto Unity & Discipline on 23 December 1957.

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Who: NCC National Games

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When: 7 October 2015

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