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MS Dhoni Part Of High-Level Expert Committee For A Review Of NCC

Key Highlights:

  • Committee to suggest measures to empower NCC cadets to contribute more effectively towards nation building
  • To propose ways for gainful engagement of NCC Alumni for betterment of the organisation
  • To recommend best practices of similar international youth organisations for inclusion in NCC curriculum
  • Former MP Shri Baijayant Panda to be the Chairperson of the Committee; Cricketer MS Dhoni, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra are among the members

Ministry of Defence has constituted a High-Level Expert Committee, under the chairmanship of former Member of Parliament Shri Baijayant Panda, for a comprehensive review of National Cadet Corps (NCC) in order to make it more relevant in changed times. The Terms of Reference of the Committee, inter-alia, broadly provide for suggesting measures which can empower NCC cadets to contribute more effectively towards nation building and national developmental efforts in various sectors; propose measures for gainful engagement of its Alumni for betterment of the organisation as a whole and to study/recommend best practices of similar international youth organisations for inclusion in the NCC curriculum.

The members of this Committee are as under:

Shri Baijayant Panda, former Member of ParliamentChairperson
Col. (Retd) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Member of Parliament
Shri Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Member of ParliamentMember
Shri Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra GroupMember
Shri Mahendra Singh Dhoni, CricketerMember
Shri Sanjeev Sanyal, Principal Economic Advisor, Ministry of FinanceMember
Prof. Najma Akhtar, Vice Chancellor, Jamia Millia IslamiaMember
Prof. Vasudha Kamat, Former VC, SNDT Women’s UniversityMember
Shri Mukul Kanitkar, National Organizing Secretary, Bhartiya Shikshan MandalMember
Maj. Gen. Alok Raj (Retd)Member
Shri Milind Kamble, Chairman, DICCIMember
Shri Rituraj Sinha, MD, SIS India LimitedMember
Ms. Vedika Bhandarkar, Chief Operating Officer, Water.orgMember
Shri Anand Shah, CEO, DatabookMember
Shri Mayank Tewari, JS (Trg), DoDMember Secretary

The NCC is the largest uniformed organisation which aims at developing character, discipline, a secular outlook and ideals of selfless service amongst young citizens. It also aims to create a pool of organised, trained and motivated youth with leadership qualities in all walks of life.

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PIB Delhi

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