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Rajnath approves proposal to expand NCC in 173 border, coastal districts

The defence ministry's statement said Singh has approved the NCC proposal "for a major expansion scheme"

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Rajnath Singh | Narendra Modi | NCC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, and three services chiefs laying wreath to the fallen heroes at National War Memorial on the occasion of 21st anniversary of Karg
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, and three services chiefs laying wreath to the fallen heroes at National War Memorial on the occasion of 21st anniversary of Kargil War

Defence Minister has approved the proposal to expand the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in 173 border and coastal districts from where 100,000 new cadets will be inducted, an official statement said on Sunday.

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First Published: Sun, August 16 2020. 13:01 IST