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Hot Air Ballooning Node inaugurated

THE NATIONAL Cadet Corps (NCC) is instrumental in moulding character and imparting a dynamic outlook to our youth across the nation, said DG NCC Lt Genral MC Bhandari. He was addressing the cadets at the inauguration of Hot Air Ballooning Node for NCC at 3 EME Centre on Wednesday.

india Updated: Jan 12, 2006 01:22 IST

THE NATIONAL Cadet Corps (NCC) is instrumental in moulding character and imparting a dynamic outlook to our youth across the nation, said DG NCC Lt Genral MC Bhandari. He was addressing the cadets at the inauguration of Hot Air Ballooning Node for NCC at 3 EME Centre on Wednesday.

In view of the importance and potential of adventure sports the Hot Air Ballooning Node was inaugurated in the City, he added. He said that participation in adventure sports improves health and outlook of the participants. “Hot Air Ballooning provides an added thrill and valuable opportunity for developing the trait of facing challenges,” said Bhandari.

The Bhopal centre will operate under the aegis of Deputy Director General NCC (MP & Chhattisgarh) Brig Deepak Sud. NCC cadets from across the country will be given an air experience during the ballooning season (October to February) each year.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister of State for Education Dr Narottam Mishra lauded the efforts of NCC for providing adventure sports activities for the cadets. On the occasion, Brig Deepak Sud and others were present.