7 Karnataka Battalion NCC located in Bengaluru conducted a Combined Annual Training Camp and Pre Thal Sainik Camp for the cadets of Bangalore Group 'B' under Camp Commandant Lieutenant Colonel CS Jayaram, Commanding Officer, 7 Karnataka Battalion NCC from July 13-22, 2018 at GITAM University Campus, Doddballapur.
600 NCC Cadets from various Schools and Colleges of Bengaluru, Doddaballapur, Chickaballapur and Kolar with Associated NCC Officers and Permanent Instructor Staff participated in the Camp. The aim of this camp was to impart Collective and Intensive Training to the Cadets with special emphasis on development of Character Qualities, improving firing standards and Obstacle training, improving Physical Fitness in order to develop Stamina, Endurance, Self Confidence, Team Spirit and Esprit-de-Corps, inculcate Qualities of Leadership, Discipline, Sportsman Spirit of Adventure among the Cadets, Career Counselling to instill Self Confidence and develop Skill to make informed career choice including option of Armed Forces as a career, develop Environmental Awareness and importance of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Cadets.
The cadets were also educated in Disaster Management by the representative of Disaster Management Team and organized Personality Development Workshop for the Cadets by Brigadier Amarjeet Singh (Retd) from SSB Sure Shot Academy, Bangalore
A rally on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was undertaken by the cadets to create awareness among the general public regarding importance of cleanliness drive. The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan camp was attended by Assistant Commissioner, President Municipality, Vice President Municipality and other Officers and Staff of Nagara Sabha, Doddaballapur. Colonel S Nanda Kumar, Group Commander, NCC HQ Group 'B' also visited the camp location and appreciated the high standard of training being conducted for the NCC Cadets in the Camp