More NCC Units for J&K

  • Approved by Raksha Mantri Mr Rajnath Singh.
  • To raise four more National Cadet Corps (NCC) Units.
  • In the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.

The Proposal:

  • One mixed (Boys & Girls) Army Battalion each at Udhampur (J&K), Kupwara (J&K) and Kargil (Ladakh).
  • One Air Squadron at Udhampur (J&K).
  • To increase the existing strength of 27,870 cadets, by 12,860 – a 46.1% rise.
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