A New Beginning: NCC Unit Inaugurated At Deepalaya School, Kalkaji Extension


Maj Gen. Ajay Seth, Additional Director General, NCC, graced the inauguration ceremony as the Chief Guest
New Delhi, December 14, 2018: The newly formed National Cadet Corps (NCC) Unit of Deepalaya School, Kalkaji Extension was inaugurated today. Chief Guest, Maj.Gen.Ajay Seth, Additional Director General, NCC launched the unit by handing over the NCC flag to the head boy of the NCC Unit of the school.
The programme began with the traditional lighting of the lamp, a prayer song by the students and a formal welcome by Mr.A.J.Philip, Secretary and Chief Executive, Deepalaya and Manager of the school. Thereafter, the school flag was hoisted by the Chief Guest.
In his address to the audience, Maj. Gen. Ajay Seth urged the students of the school to follow the noble values of “discipline” and “unity” in their everyday lives and contribute towards nation building. He mentioned that students are the leaders of tomorrow, and should be introduced to the concepts of patriotism and community service at an early age. He also lauded the noble efforts of Deepalaya towards the eradication of illiteracy in our country.
Also present on the occasion were Mr. T.M. Abraham, Founder-member and Chairman, DSKE; Ms. Vasantha Kutty, Director Education, SKE; Col. SVS Yadav; Group Capt. TSS Krishna and a few other Army officials from senior ranks of the NCC.
To do away with monotony of the programme, students of the school also presented a dance and song performances. The student cadets of the NCC Unit energized the atmosphere by conducting a march past in the school grounds. The ceremony ended with a vote of thanks by Mr. C. P Davis, Principal, DSKE and the national anthem.

Friday, December 14, 2018