Chandigarh,29.06.18-Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh & Chandigarh NCC Directorate conducted Inter Group Shooting Competition at NCC Academy, Ropar. The aim of this competition was to select NCC cadets for representing the Directorate Shooting team in the Inter Directorate Shooting Championship scheduled to be held in second week of August.

EightNCC Groups of the Directorate participated in the competition, each fielding sixteen cadets in .22 Sporting and Anschutz Rifle category.Ambala, Chandigarh and JalandharNCC Group were adjudged as first, second and third respectively.

MsAnjumMoudgil, an Ex NCC cadet of NCC Group Chandigarh and a Commonwealth and World Cup medal winner in Air Rifle and 50 mtr Rifle shooting was also present to motivate the budding NCC shooters.

On behalf of Maj Gen RS Mann, ADG, PH HP & C NCC Directorate, Brig RS Thakur, Chandigarh NCC Group Commander felicitated the cadets. Speaking on the occasion hesaid that NCC provides a platform for cadets to excel in Sports Competitions. Brigadier Thakur exhorted the cadets to do well and emulate MsAnjum to make NCC and Country proud.

Last year,three cadets of the Chandigarh Group represented DGNCC team in All India GV Mavlankar Shooting Championship. Twogirl Cadetsof Air wing NCC had qualified for Internationals squad selectiontrials while the Boy Cadet qualified for Nationals.