LUCKNOW: The passing out ceremony of the first batch of 40 NCC cadets was organized for the “C” certificate of NCC of Mahamaya PG College, Itaunja, Lucknow under 20 UP Girls Battalion Lucknow on 23 July 2022. 40 NCC cadets were enrolled in the elite NCC cadre in July 2019 for the “C” Certificate of NCC.
Colonel Vinod Joshi, Commanding Officer, 20 UP Girls Battalion Lucknow was present as the chief guest in the passing out ceremony. Administrative officer Major Surekha Rao was present as a special guest in this function. The ceremony started with the traditional lighting of the lamp by the chief guest Col Vinod Joshi. During the function, students of the college presented colorful cultural programs.
In his address, Col Vinod Joshi said that all the girl students should keep their morale high. He said that the girl students who have strong will power not only achieve their goals easily but also face the challenges of the future easily.
Addressing the students, Administrative Officer Major Surekha Rao said that every girl student should become self-reliant and encouraged the girl students, exhorting them to become self-reliant.
In her address on the occasion, Professor Shehla Nusrat Kidwai, Principal of the school said that NCC plays an important role in nation building. She motivated the girl students for NCC training.
NCC officer Dr. Preeti Chand Negi along with large number of students of college and other dignitaries were also present at the passing out ceremony.