(The Gist of PIB) Exercise NCC Yogdan [APRIL-2020]

(The Gist of PIB) Exercise NCC Yogdan


Exercise NCC Yogdan

  • The National Cadet Corps (NCC) has offered a helping hand to civilian authorities in the country’s fight against COVID-19 by extending the services of cadets under ‘Exercise NCC Yogdan’.


  • It has issued guidelines for temporary employment of its cadets to augment relief efforts and the functioning of various agencies involved in battling the pandemic.
  • The tasks envisaged for NCC cadets include manning of helpline/call centers; distribution of relief materials/medicines/ food/essential commodities; community assistance; data management and queue and traffic management.
  • According to the guidelines, cadets should not be employed in the handling of law and order situation or for active military duties or at hot spots. Only Senior Division volunteer cadets above 18 years of age will be employed.


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