CATC 1 has been organized by 3 Gujarat Battalion Vadodara from February 15 to February 19 for the C certificate cadets. Total 296 cadets from different areas attend the camp and learn the basic skills which will help them in their careers.
At the beginning of this camp all the cadets went through thermal test, rapid corona test, use of hand sanitizer, wearing masks and maintain social distancing.
In the five day camp the cadets learn the art of drill, map reading, weapon training, disaster managment, communication during war and social activity, disaster management, hygiene and sanitisation and civil authority responsibility of NCC cadets. Last day quiz test was also held to know what they learn during the camp.
Total 296 cadets are taking part in the camp coming from areas like Surat, Baroda, Padra, Karjan, Bodeli, Chhota Udepur, Savli and Dabhoi. Drishti Patil from 6 Battalion will receive DG medal and Jay Bhanushali get the governer award.
“The camp is very important for the cadets as they learn military and not military training which help them in their careers. The cadets participation was encouraging specially the girls and now it’s up to them to implement in better ways, ” Said S. Pawan Kumar CO 3 Battalion Gujarat.
On participation from Gujarat in defence and other fields, he said the situation improves in recent years as the parents are not in favour. That is because of the business minded people in Gujarat. However he hope the situation will improve.