65 ACC cadets join Indian Military Academy
A total of 65 cadets of the Army Cadet College (ACC) wing graduated on Friday and were awarded degrees during a presentation ceremony at the Khetarpal auditorium of the Indian Military Academy (IMA).
Among the 65 cadets, 29 are from science stream while 36 are from humanities. The degrees were conferred on the cadets by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The ceremony was presided over by Lt Gen SK Jha, Commandant, Indian Military Academy, who also congratulated the cadets for completing the course. He awarded the Commandant’s Banner to the Kargil Company which excelled almost all the competitions such as sports, academics, camps, debates and interior economy.
The ACC has a history of training selected personnel from ranks of all the three services who have the potential to become officers in the Indian Army. After three years of training at the ACC, the graduates will join the IMA for a year for their pre commissioning training.
The corridors of the historic Chetwode building at IMA on Friday were also adorned with the most exquisite and beautiful exhibits of the arts club, photography and wildlife and computer club as the academy played host to end of term exhibition. IMA public relations officer Lt Colonel Shivendra Singh said, “The arts club cultivates and promotes creative arts skills among Gentlemen Cadets (GCs). This exhibition showcased acrylic, water, oil and charcoal paintings along with pencil sketches. The highlight of this term’s arts and photography club exhibition was a special corner created to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Field Marshal Philip Walhouse Chetwode, commander-in-chief of India in 1930. The corner showcased life and journey of the field marshal through paintings, sketches and photographs.”
The photography and wildlife club exhibited a display of pictures with catchy captions and write-ups. The members of the computer club abreast with the latest technology in the field of IT prepared data automation software projects for easy and efficient accounting of company quarter master sections and updating records at drill section. These projects were undertaken to substitute the system of manual feeding and reduce operational and work handling time.