An Institution with Minority Status run by the Catholic  Diocese of Alleppey

   
NATIONAL CADET CORPS

Company 4. St. Michael's College, Cherthala

Cardinal Principles:

Obey with a smile.

Be punctual.

Work hard and without fuss.

Make no excuses and tell no lies.

Major Achievements by the Cadets during the last two years

  • S/U.O Akarsh Das H. represented Kerala & Lakshadweep Directorate in the Republic Day Parade 2013.
     
  • U/O Vishnu S. represented Kerala & Lakshadweep Directorate in the Tal Sainik Camp 2012 held at New Delhi.
     
  • S/U.O Akarsh Das H. participated in the Sea Training at INS Khariyal voyaged to Sceichells, Mauritius, Singapore, Oman and Saudi Arabia.
     
  • U/O Abin Francis represented Kerala & Lakshadweep Directorate in the Tal Sainik Camp 2013 held at New Delhi
     
  • Sgt Stebin Sebastian won bronze medal in 100m in the NCC National Games 2013 held at New Delhi.
     
  • Six cadets; U/O Syrus James, Sgt Augustine Joseph, Sgt Antony Bernard, Sgt Joseph MV, Sgt Antony KP and Sgt Stebin Sebastian represented Kerala & Lakshadweep Directorate in the NCC National Games 2013 held at New Delhi.

Introduction

The Indian Parliament passed the National Cadet Corps Act in 1948, thus creating the National Cadet Corps (NCC). The motto of the NCC is Unity and Discipline. The Aims of the National Cadet Corps are;

  • To develop qualities of character, courage, comradeship, discipline, leadership, secular out look, spirit of adventure and sportsmanship and the ideals of selfless service among the youth to make them useful citizens.

To create a human resource of organised, trained and activated youth, to provide leadership in all walks of life including the Armed Forces and always available for the service of the nation. The NCC has two active army subunits functioning in the College. Being the single largest youth organization in the world, NCC provides the cadets with ample opportunities to enhance their character, leadership, initiative, drive and comradeship amongst the youth. The wide array of activities undertaken by the NCC includes basic training sessions in first-aid, drill, communication, map reading and weapon training. Advanced training in mountaineering, rock climbing, Para jumping and cycling offer the cadets exciting vistas to quench their thirst for adventure. Apart from building sense of patriotism and a social outlook, it also moulds the cadets into able and smart citizens of tomorrow. Students are enrolled after a selection procedure. The National Cadet Corps of St Michael's College has an overall strength of 160 cadets under senior division (Boys) and 50 cadets under senior division (Girls).

Divisions

The NCC is open to all regular students of schools and colleges on a voluntary basis. The officers and cadets have no liability for active military service. It has been divided into four divisions (they are not similar to the Army divisions). The first two divisions are; the Senior Division for college boys and the Junior Division for school boys. The college cadets and the school cadets are trained differently. A single battalion of the NCC, can have companies of the Senior Division and troops of the Junior Division.

NCC's Organizational Setup
 


a. Routine Activities

Regular Parades: NCC training is given through the regular parades conducted at the colleges on the weekends. The parades start at 9 am and ends at 1 pm. During the parades the cadets are given training in drill (both free hand and rifle), map reading and classes are conducted on topics like Indian history & geography, Indian military history, general knowledge, leader-ship qualities and man-management.

b. Adventure Activities

  • Para Sailing
  • Para Gliding
  • Mountaineering
  • Coastal Trekking
  • Cycling expeditions
  • Nehru Trophy Boat race

c. Social Service Activities



Blood Donation & Medical Camps

Cleaning Programmes

d. Camps

  • Combined Annual Training
  • Camp Combined All-wing Annual Training Camp
  • Trekking Camp
  • Army Attachment Camp
  • Coastal Trekking Camp
  • National Integration Camp
  • Republic Day Camp


National Integration Camp held at St.Michael's College

Eminent personalities associated with the NCC activities of our college

Contact us:

Lt. Augustine N.J. NCC Officer

11(K) Bn NCC Alappuzha

St.Michael's College Mayithara P.O.

Cherthala,

Ph. 9539488119 (M)

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