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7th June, 2022 Polity and Governance

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In News

  • The National Cadet Corps (NCC) has launched ‘Puneet Sagar Abhiyan’.
  • Nearly 74,000 cadets from 10 States and 4 Union Territories have participated in the campaign.
  • NCC has launched the Puneet Sagar Abhiyan to;
    • Clean Sea Shores/Beaches and other water bodies including rivers & lakes.
    • Clean plastic and other waste.
    • Increase awareness about the importance of keeping the beaches and river fronts clean.
  • The main purpose of the Abhiyan is to enlighten residents and sensitize them about the values of ‘Swachh Bharat’.


National Cadet Corps (NCC)

  • NCC is the youth wing of the Indian Armed Forces.
  • Its headquarter is in New Delhi.
  • NCC is open to school and college students on a voluntary basis.
  • It is a Tri-Services Organization, incorporating the Army, the Navy and the Air Wing, engaged in developing the youth of the country into disciplined and patriotic citizens.
  • The students are given basic military training.
    • They have no liability to join active military service once they complete their course.
  • The symbol of the NCC consists of 3 colours; Red, Dark Blue and Light Blue.
    • These colours represent the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force respectively.

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