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Dhoni, Anand Mahindra on NCC reform panel

National Cadet Corp cadets seen march past during the annual PMs National Cadet Corps (NCC) Rally. File   | Photo Credit: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

The Defence Ministry has constituted an expert committee, under the chairmanship of former MP Baijayant Panda, for a comprehensive review of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) to make it more relevant in changed times, a Ministry statement said.

“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 statement said.

The 15-member committee includes cricketer MS Dhoni and Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra.


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