114 cadets to take part in NCC National Games
NEW DELHI: Director General National Cadet Corps (NCC), Lt Gen Aniruddha Chakravarty declared NCC National Games-2014 open amidst pageantry and thunderous applause.
The event is being conducted at Director General NCC Camp, Delhi Cantt.
Speaking on the occasion, Lt Gen Aniruddha said that the aim of the NCC Games is to provide the talented sportspersons amongst the Cadets a feel of a major sporting event and prepare them with requisite match temperament and further their sporting careers.
The delegation of NCC cadets from Jammu and Kashmir comprises of 72 boys and 42 girls participating in different disciplines.
The NCC National Games being conducted over eleven days from 8th to 18th October 2014 in eight sports disciplines i.e., Football, Hockey, Athletics, Table Tennis, Kabbadi, Kho-Kho, Badminton and Shooting.
Football will be played at various venues in Delhi Cantt with finals slated on 16th October. Hockey will be conducted in Major Dhyan Chand Stadium with semi-final and finals on 16th and 17th October respectively.
Table Tennis and Badminton are being conducted in Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium and Athletics in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium with finals on 17th October. All events are being conducted at Delhi except Shooting, which is being conducted at Asansol, West Bengal.
Nearly 2,000 cadets from 17 State Directorates representing all states and Union Territories in the country are participating in the National Games.
Nearly 2000 cadets from 17 State Directorates representing all states and Union Territories in the country are participating in the National Games