NCC was formally inaugurated on 15 Jul 1948 as soon as the schools and colleges reopened after summer vacation.
The Girls Division of the NCC was started in Jul 1949.
The Air Wing was added on 01 Apr 1950 with one air squadron each at Bombay and Kolkata.
The Naval Wing of the NCC was raised in Jul 1952. Presently, NCC has approximately 13 lakhs Cadets under its fold.
Welcome to Maynaguri College NCC unit. Established in 2014 with the special permission from the Deputy Director General of West Bengal. This unit is under 61 Bengal Battalion NCC Jalpaiguri having it group Head Quarter in Darjeeling. Sanctioned strength = 108 Actual strength = 108( SD= 74, AND SW= 34 )
NCC is a Tri-Services Organisation comprising the Army, Navy and Air Force. NCC is engaged in grooming the youth-‘The Leaders of Tomorrow’-into disciplined and patriotic citizens. The genesis of the NCC can be traced back to the First World War when the British administrators created the University Crops as the second line of defence and do have a large pool of trained youth available for employment into the Armed Forces. The present day NCC under the Ministry of Defence came into existence on 16 Apr 1948 through NCC act XXXI, 1948. NCC was formally inaugurated on 15 Jul 1948 as soon as the schools and colleges reopened after summer vacation. The Girls Division of the NCC was started in Jul 1949. The Air Wing was added on 01 Apr 1950 with one air squadron each at Bombay and Kolkata. The Naval Wing of the NCC was raised in Jul 1952. Presently, NCC has approximately 13 lakhs Cadets under its fold.
The need for having motto for the Corps was discussed in the 11th Central Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting held on 11Aug 1978. The mottos suggested were “Duty and Discipline”, “Duty, Unity and Discipline”, “Duty and Unity”, “Unity and Discipline”. The final decision for selection of “Unity and Discipline” as motto for the NCC was taken in the 12th CAC meeting held on 12th Oct 1980.
Training forms the backbone of the NCC. This gives not only the shape and form to the corps but controls all the sensitive and vital nerves of the organisation. Well regulated system of intensive training includes Basic, Advance and Specialised training, with major stress being laid on training camps. The training in the NCC is conducted through a three-tier system consisting of Regular Officers, Associate NCC Officiers, Whole Time Lady Officiers, Associate NCC Officers (ANOs), Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs), Non-Commissioned Officers (NCOs) and their equivalents from the Navy and the Air Force as Permanent Instructor Staff, Girl Cadet Instructors (GCIs), Civil Gliding Instructors (CGIs), Ship Modelling Instructors (SMIs), and Aero Modelling Instructors (AMIs). The NCC is staffed by personnel drawn from the following cadres:-
Based on the aims of the NCC, the Organisation has laid down Training Syllabi for the cadets. The syllabus for the Senior Division it is three years. Except for minor variations, the syllabus is similar for both Boy and Girl cadets. The training schedules planned for the cadets ensure that the benefit of the organisation reaches the maximum number of cadets.