“Puneet Sagar Abhiyan” programme was launched today by 1 Goa Girls Battalion and NCC unit of Dhempe College of Arts And Science at Miramar Beach. A nukkad natak on the theme was also held under the guidance of Lieutenant (Dr) K. K. Therisa, ANO Dhempe College of Arts and Science, 1 Goa Girls Battalion -The coordinator of the event.
Shri Sanjiv Gadkar, IAS, Director Of Vigilance, Government of Goa and former NCC cadet graced the event.
A total 70 girl cadets were present during the event with great Zeal and enthusiasm.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Gadkar threw light on the role of National Cadet Corps (NCC) in inculcating the values of discipline, unity and integrity in the life of the students.
He said that success can be achieved by focusing on NCC activities and academic activities simultaneously and asked all the students to follow suit as it will be of immense help in their character building.
Another NCC alumnus, Shri John Aguiar. The General Manager of Goa Human Resource Development Corporation also shared his experience with the NCC unit and told them how NCC has changed his personality. He also said that NCC has taught him that hard-work and disciplined life plays a significant role in achieving one’s goal.
Subedar Major Ganesh Bahadur Gurung was also present.
Lieutenant (Dr) K. K. Therisa, ANO Dhempe College of Arts and Science earlier welcomed and introduced the guests.
The drive is part of a nationwide campaign by NCC to free seashores/beaches from plastic & other waste materials and increase awareness about the importance of keeping these areas clean. The aim of the month-long Puneet Sagar Campaign is to propagate the message of Importance of Clean Seashores/Beaches amongst the local population and future generations.