Deployed in Kutch, Jamnagar and Nadiad as volunteers
As part of Exercise NCC Yogdan, 210 NCC cadets as volunteers have been actively deployed on roads of Jamnagar, East Kutch and Nadiad in support of Civil Administration to fight against Covid-19.
68 volunteer cadets along with 07 ANOs, 02 JCOs and 12 Permanent Instructors of 8 Guj Naval unit and 27 Guj Bn led by Lieutenant Commander Chandresh Mittal were deployed across the Jamnagar city on Thursday. Prior to deployment, cadets along with the police conducted a flag march in the city.
Thereafter, the cadets were involved in traffic management at 12 locations including Saat Rasta Circle, Digjam Circle and Khambalia gate. The Cadets were also seen actively participating in queue management at various banks and ration shops. On Friday, 68 cadets along with 16 Permanent Instructors staff and 08 ANOs were deployed at 15 locations at Jamnagar.
93 cadets (47 Boys and 46 Girl Cadets) alongwith 13 Permanent Instructors, 05 ANOs and 01 officer of 6 Naval unit and 1 Coy Bhuj were deployed at East Kutch under four Police Stations, Adipur, Ghandhidham A, Ghandhidham B and Anjar. The cadets were involved in traffic management and assisting the police in carrying out checking during the lockdown.
At Nadiad, 49 cadets, 06 Permanent Instructors and 05 ANOs were divided into 02 shifts for assisting the police at 05 main locations.
Prior to being deployed, these cadets were given exhaustive briefing by the Commanding Officer of 28 Bn and representative from the Police station. The cadets were noticed performing their duty with lot of dedication and enthusiasm. The motivated cadets were also seen interacting with the locals and educating them on Covid-19.
ADG, NCC Directorate Gujarat, complimented all the volunteers, ANOs and Permanent Instructors staff and Commanding officers for undertaking this task. He further brought out that the NCC is committed to provide all the required support and assistance to the Civil Administration towards its fight against Covid-19. The ADG also informed that more volunteers would be deployed in coming days for which necessary approval is under process.