Jammu : 15 September 2016, Maj Gen SS Jakhar Addl Director General NCC J&K visited the sailing expedition of NCC cadets of J&K at Govind Sagar reservoir of Bhakra Dam. The expedition is a part of NCC training of Naval Wing cadets. A group of 40 cadets of 1 J&K Naval Unit Srinagar including twenty two boys and eighteen girls are participating in Sailing Expedition.
Maj Gen Jakhar, accompanied by Brig SD Mehta reviewed the sailing activity and commended the cadets and staff for their immaculate planning, preparations and enthusiasm displayed in undertaking the expedition.
The team is being guided and navigated by the highly skilled instructors of Indian Navy. During the expedition the team will be covering an approximate distance of 400 km and will be closely monitored and supported from a safety boat. In case of any emergency, availability of a rescue boat is also ensured. To make the expedition more interesting and beneficial visit to various important installations and religious places of intersect in this region will also be undertaken.
The cadets were put through a rigorous training schedule at Mansar Lake in Jammu to take on the challenges of this expedition which was closely supervised by Brig S. D.Mehta, Group Commander NCC Group HQ Srinagar and supported by NCC Directorate J and K.
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