NCC camp begins

Staff Reporter

Kochi: The annual training camp for the Naval Wing cadets of 7 (Kerala) Naval Unit NCC, Ernakulam, commenced at the Naval Base on Tuesday. Over 500 cadets from various schools and colleges in Thrissur, Ernakulam and Alappuzha districts besides those from Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands are taking part in the camp.

The cadets will be put through intensive training in naval subjects like gunnery, communication, seamanship, parade training, ship modelling and activities like swimming, boat pulling and sailing. The camp is commanded by Commander K. P. Mathew, Commanding Officer, 7(Kerala) Naval Unit NCC. Sub Lieutenant M. K. Muralidharan of Maharaja’s College is the deputy camp commandant. The camp will conclude on December 30.

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