With summer in the offing, energy conservation is once again topping everyone’s agenda. On Tuesday, the National Cadet Corps (NCC) will flag off two cycle rallies simultaneously from Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode on the ‘Save Energy’ theme.
Sixty cadets will cycle their way in two groups to spread awareness about the need to save electricity, water and gas. Major General B Chakravarthi, Additional Director General, Kerala and Lakshadweep NCC, will flag off the ‘Urja Samrakshana Yatra’ of the Thiruvananthapuram group from the NCC Directorate, Vazhuthacaud, at 9 am on Tuesday, NCC officials said.
The two groups made up of senior NCC cadets include both boys and girls. They will conduct awareness campaigns during their tour. The second group too will leave Kozhikode on Tuesday. The two groups will meet at Ernakulam on February 7 where the rally will conclude. Each of the groups will be led by an officer of the Lieutenant Colonel rank.
Cadets Meet Governor
The 110-strong Republic Day contingent of the Kerala and Lakshadweep NCC stood fourth in the Republic Day-related competitions held in New Delhi. The Kerala and Lakshadweep Directorate competed with 17 other directorates from across the country.
On Monday, the cadets met Governor Nikhil Kumar at Raj Bhavan. During their stay in New Delhi, the cadets had also met Defence Minister A K Antony.