“Children are the assets of a nation and progress of a country directly depends on the welfare of its children,” said Lt. Col. Salil Baxi, Commanding Officer of 1(A) EME COY NCC in V. R. Siddhartha Engineering College.

He was addressing NCC cadets in the college grounds on the occasion of Children’s Day.

Principal G. Sambasiva Rao said success could not elude for long if the person chasing it was bold enough. Nearly 100 NCC cadets took part in the programme.