Indian Army is one of the most powerful militaries of the world, competing with superpowers like US, Russia and China. It works with the motto of ‘Service before self’ and its mission is to ensure national security and maintain peace within its borders. To salute the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives while protecting the country and its citizens, NCC department of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana organised an online webinar on the occasion of 75th Indian Army Day as on January 15, 2023 in collaboration with 3Pb Girls Bn NCC Ludhiana. Dr. Meenu Singla (Assistant Professor in the department of Commerce, Sri Aurobindo College of Commerce and Management, Ludhiana) graced the virtual meet and delivered a lecture on the theme ‘Developing Leaders for Indian Army’. NCC Staff, Girl Cadet Instructor and around 100 NCC Cadets became part of this webinar.
Dr. Meenu Singla initiated her talk with the beautiful quote “Two stars on one’s shoulders are better than millions in the sky” and explained the reason why Indian army day is celebrated. She very beautifully narrated the history behind Army Day and also discussed the values of Indian army such as loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, personal courage etc. She explained the need of developing leaders for Indian army by quoting various examples of army Officers. She inspired NCC cadets by narrating stories about the bravery and courage which Indian army has always shown.
In the concluding remarks she suggested cadets to be responsible citizens of nation as they are the tourch barers for youth of the country. She inspired young cadets to be the leaders in whichever field they enter. Overall the Session was quite interactive and informative.
College Principal Dr. (Mrs.) Mukti Gill appreciated the efforts put in by NCC department. She added that such activities instil the feeling of patriotism in the young minds and connect them with their rich heritage.