LPU-NCC cadet won Gold Medal at annual All India “Thal Sainik” Camp-2022
Jalandhar : One of the NCC cadets at Lovely Professional University (LPU), Under Officer (UO) Roshan Kumar Mahto has brought laurels to LPU by winning gold medal at the toughest considered All India Thal Sainik Camp (AITSC) -2022. The 12-day camp was held at the Directorate General NCC Camp in Delhi Cantonment.
LPU’s UO Roshan won Gold Medal in the Shooting (Application) competition. Along with him, another LPU NCC Cadet UO Anurag Kapadia also uniquely participated in the “Obstacle Event of PHHP&C (Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh & Chandigarh) Directorate.
LPU Pro Chancellor Mrs Rashmi Mittal congratulated the brilliant students on getting national accolades. Mrs Mittal shares that NCC gives the youth of the country an exposure to a life full of adventure, discipline and honour by inculcating in them the sense of leadership and camaraderie.
Director General NCC Lieutenant General Gurbirpal Singh, AVSM, VSM had inaugurated the camp at Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi Cantt. In fact, AITSC is a prestigious camp of NCC in which cadets from all over India are tested in physical and mental ability skills through various competitions.
Both of the LPU cadets were selected through a series of tough competitions starting at their Unit-level, subsequently, Group-level in Jalandhar and Directorate-level in NCC Academy Ropar, where they competed with NCC cadets from all over Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh for final selection.
At the final camp in New Delhi, LPU students took part in competitions like “Obstacle Training, Map Reading and other Institutional Training Competitions” for ten days. One who completes TSC camp is equal to an ‘Indian Army Soldier’ in terms of map reading and firing skills.
The aim of “Thal Sainik “camp is to give an exposure to the salient features of the army training. It also generates healthy competitive spirit and fosters the sense of discipline, leadership and national integration amongst the cadets. It is unique in its own way by being a national level camp for “Army Wing” cadets. Similar camps for the “Air” and “Naval” wings are also conducted separately.