Grand Opening to NCC National Games

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New Delhi: The NCC National Games-2015 was formally declared open by the director general NCC Lt Gen Aniruddha Chakravarty at DG NCC camp, Delhi. Nearly 2000 cadets from 17 state Directorates representing all states and union territories in the country are participating in this game.

The aim of the NCC Games is to provide the talented sportsperson among the cadets a feel of a major sporting event and prepare them with requisite match temperament and further their Sporting careers.

The NCC National Games being conducted over eleven days from 07 to 17 October 2015 will see competitions in seven sports disciplines i.e. Football, Hockey, Athletics, Kabbadi, Kho-Kho, Volleyball and Shooting. Football will be played at various venues in Delhi Cantt with finals slated on 14 Oct 2015. Hockey will be conducted in Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, Delhi with finals on 16 Oct 2015.

All events are being conducted at Delhi except shooting which has already been conducted at Asansol, West Bengal.A colorful closing ceremony is planned for 17 Oct 2015 at Garrison Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt, where top dignitaries of the Defense Ministry are expected to attend.

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