Gandhinagar, Thursday: Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel flagged off the NCC cadets participating in the 1300 km Java-Yezdi Motorcycle Rally from Dandi to Delhi from Gandhinagar to Delhi as a symbol of self-reliant India’s journey from salt to software.
A cycle rally from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi was organized by the NCC Directorates of Gujarat, Dadra-Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu as part of the 75th anniversary celebrations of NCC. The NCC cadets of the cycle rally reached Dandi, where the cadets of the motorcycle rally from Dandi to Delhi joined and these NCC youths made salt in Dandi. The NCC software has been developed by Bhaskaracharya National Institute of Space Applications and Geo Informatics-Biseg, Gujarat. Governor Shri Acharya Devvrat had earlier presented salt and software to the NCC cadets in a function held at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar. Now 30 cadets will reach New Delhi in a motorcycle rally with this salt and software and will present this salt and software to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 28th January.
Under the inspiration and guidance of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Atmanirbhar India has made development in all sectors from salt to software, while the youth of NCC will infuse new consciousness, new enthusiasm and new vigor into the youth wherever they go as a motorcycle rally with this message. Greetings were given by Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel.
Expressing the hope that this motorcycle rally from Dandi will strengthen the spirit of unity and integrity on the way to Delhi, the Chief Minister applauded the NCC students’ patriotism. Principal Secretary Education Shri S J Haider, Additional Director General of NCC Gujarat Major General Arvind Kapoor and other high officials and NCC students were present on this occasion.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat