The National Cadet Corps (NCC) was presented a certificate by the Limca Book of Records for the largest yoga performance simultaneously by a single uniformed youth organisation at multiple venues on International Day of Yoga on 21 Jun 2015 here today.
The certificate was presented by Vijaya Ghose, Editor Limca Book of Records to NCC chief Lt. Gen. A. Chakravarty in the presence of Defence Ministeri Manohar Parrikar.
The NCC created this record when 950, 210 NCC cadets performed yoga simultaneously at 1767 venues on June 21, 2015.
Interacting with the NCC cadets, Parrikar shared with them some useful tips on how to make the ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign a success.
He said, NCC is on the verge of undergoing major expansion as the demand for its expansion is huge.
He complimented the staff of NCC and all the cadets for their hard work and dedication and said that NCC could play a very crucial role in nation-building by grooming the youth as future leaders.
Earlier, NCC Director General, Lt. Gen. A. Chakravarty gave an account of NCC activities and said the organisation is truly proud of its achievement of finding a place in the Limca Book of Records for which he also thanked Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Ayush for their support to NCC in conducting event successfully on International Day of Yoga.