Associate NCC Officer SO Anil Patel of DAV School Sector 8, was conferred with the rank of First Officer at a ceremonial function held here on Thursday. Chandigarh NCC Group Commander Brigadier RS Thakur bestowed the honour on Second Officer Anil Patel with a letter on behalf of the Directorate General of National Cadet Corps (DG NCC), New Delhi.
Speaking on the occasion, Wing Commander M R Pandeya, CO Air wing NCC,Chandigarh described First Officer Anil Patel as the senior most and distinguished NCC officer with 22 years of service to the nation as ANO. Patel has always exhorted upon the cadets to feel the change NCC brings in them and emphasised the cadets to inculcate the attitude of discipline, selfless service and love for the uniform and be a part of the armed forces, the proud of Nation. Col Rakesh Kundlas, Dy Cdr, Major Neelam Thakur, Training officer from NCC Gp HQ Chd & Wing Commander H S Pannu of Air NCC Chandigarh were present.