With its official song ‘Hum Sab Bhartiya Hai’, and the motto of ‘Unity and Discipline’ the National Cadet Corps plays an essential role in shaping the character of students by instilling the values of patriotism, service, discipline and hard work and transformation them from ordinary individuals into responsible, patriotic citizens. The NCC unit of this college is an elite category comprising of select number of young women with specific skill sets. The National Cadet Corps is a voluntary organization, which recruits cadets from high schools, colleges and Universities all over India. The Cadets are given basic military training in small arms and parades.
The NCC is a voluntary organization, run through the Ministry of Defence with the Defence Secretary at the helm. After independence, the present day NCC came into existence on 16 Apr 1948, through XXXI Act of Parliament. NCC was formally inaugurated on 15 Jul 1948. The Girls Division of the NCC was raised in Jul 1949. On 01 Apr 1950, Air Wing was raised, with one Air Squadron each at Bombay and Kolkata. The Naval Wing of the NCC was raised in Jul 1952, thus completing the true representation of all services in the Corps.
Motto of NCC
Unity and Discipline (Ekta aur Anushasan)
DG’s four Cardinal Principals of Discipline
- Obey with a smile
- Be Punctual
- Work hard and without fuss
- Make no excuses and tell no lies
7 KERALA GIRLS BN N.C.C, THRISSUR
The NCC Unit of St.Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva, started in 1971 under 4(K) Girls BN NCC, Thrissur . Now its head quarter is 7(K) Girls BN NCC, Thrissur, which comes under Ernakulam Group. Major Sumangala Devi was the Officer in charge of the unit up to 1998. She was awarded the ‘Commendation Award’ for meritorious service by the Director General of NCC, New Delhi. At present, Captain Dr. Bridget Joseph K is the Associate NCC Officer of the Unit.
Our Unit has strength of 108 cadets and they are active in all camps organized in the state and National Level. Every year our Cadets attend annual training camp, National Integration camp, trekking camp and they come back in flying colours. Our cadets marched under the flag of our nation through the Rajpath in the Republic Day Parade at New Delhi. The cadets successfully complete ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate examinations during the academic year.
OFFICER IN CHARGE
- Major Sumangala Devi – (1971-1998)
- Captain. Bridget Joseph K – (1998- present)