Ministry of Defence constitutes High Level Expert Committee for a comprehensive review of NCC

New Delhi: 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 Parliament
Chairperson

Col. (Retd) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Member of Parliament
Member

Shri Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, Member of Parliament
Member

Shri Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group
Member

Shri Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Cricketer
Member

Shri Sanjeev Sanyal, Principal Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance
Member

Prof. Najma Akhtar, Vice Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia
Member

Prof. Vasudha Kamat, Former VC, SNDT Women’s University
Member

Shri Mukul Kanitkar, National Organizing Secretary, Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal
Member

Maj. Gen. Alok Raj (Retd)
Member

Shri Milind Kamble, Chairman, DICCI
Member

Shri Rituraj Sinha, MD, SIS India Limited
Member

Ms. Vedika Bhandarkar, Chief Operating Officer, Water.org
Member

Shri Anand Shah, CEO, Databook
Member

Shri Mayank Tewari, JS (Trg), DoD
Member 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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