Chib was speaking at the concluding day of 12-day National Integration Camp organized by the State unit of NCC at Nagrota wherein 500 Cadets of 17 States participated.
Asserting that youth are the future of the nation, Chib said that they should contribute their bit for the welfare of the nation and maintain discipline in their life and learn to serve the country. He said that NCC is the right forum to learn patriotism and service to the nation and more and more youth should join the Cadet.
The Minister said that efforts should be redoubled at the school and college levels to encourage the youth to participate in the NCC activities in a massive way by highlighting the role of the organization. He impressed upon the authorities to motivate more and more cadets from the rural areas to join NCC so that maximum population in rural areas could take part in National Integration Camp. Besides, keeping fit and healthy, the NCC also inculcates the sense of responsibility and discipline among the youths to serve the nation selflessly, he maintained.
Lauding the role of State Unit of NCC in spreading the message of unity and integrity, Chib said that such type of camps promote communal harmony, unity and integrity.
Participating youth from diverse backgrounds carry the message of mutual brotherhood and composite culture to different parts of the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Vice Chancellor,
Brig. T. Geroge also spoke on the occasion and said that aim of organizing such camps is to spread the message of unity and integrity and encourage the youth to join NCC in a big way. The participants from different parts of the country carry the message of peace and national integration.
Vice Chancellor, Islamic University, Awantipora Kashmir, Prof. Sadiq Wahid,
Chib appreciated colorful bonanza presented by the Cadets on the occasion which include folk dance and songs of different States.