Defence Ministry approves additional 1 lakh senior division NCC seats


Defence Ministry has approved additional one lakh senior division NCC seats on a self-financing basis.

In a tweet, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar said that the NCC strength is set to increase to over 15 lakh with this decision. He said, approximately 100 to 150 schools and colleges will be benefited under it. The scheme will commence in 2020-21 as a pilot project.

The distribution of additional one lakh cadets to all 17 state directorates will be done by the headquarters of the Director-General of the National Cadet Corps.


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