Mobile app launched for NCC training by Defence minister Rajnath Singh
New Delhi: A mobile training application (app) launched for the National Cadet Corps (NCC) to help conduct online training of cadets that have been disrupted by the unprecedented coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak . The App was launched by Defence minister Rajnath Singh
The mobile app, called “DGNCC”, aims at providing NCC cadets all training materials, including syllabus, training videos and frequently asked questions, on one platform. The app has been made interactive by including a query option.
“In view of the restrictions imposed by Covid-19, training of NCC cadets has been affected adversely as it is mostly contact-based. Since schools and colleges are not likely to open in the near future, a need was felt that training of NCC cadets should be imparted utilising the digital medium,” the defence ministry said in statement.
Along with Singh, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar, Director General NCC Lieutenant General Rajeev Chopra and other senior civil and military officials of the ministry were present on the occasion.
After the launch, Singh took to Twitter wrote, ‘t this app would be useful to NCC cadets in digital learning and overcoming the difficulties posed due to restrictions on direct physical interactions in view of COVID-19’.