Lt Gen B S Sahrawat takes over as Director-General of NCC

Lieutenant General B S Sahrawat took over the reins of National Cadet Corps as its Director General. The General Officer is a third generation army officer.

He is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. He was commissioned in December 1980 in 13th Battalion (Rezang La), the Kumaon Regiment. He has been awarded the Sena Medal during the floods of Kosi River in Bihar in 2008.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
  • The Cadet Corps Committee which was formed on 29 Sep 1946 with Pt HN Kunzru as chairman.
  • National Cadet Corpscame into existence in 1948.
Source- The Economic Times

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