Shillong, Dec 27: As the Government is gearing up to roll-out the vaccination programme various volunteer-based organisation in the country is rolling up their sleeves in assisting the civil administration in distributing the vaccines.
The NER unit of NCC, the National Cadet Corps, the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world said if direction comes, they are ready to assist the civil administration.
Major General Ananta Bhuyan, Additional Director General (ADG) of the NCC Directorate of Northeast Region said, “If direction comes to help civil administration, we should be able to provide all types to assistance in the distribution of the vaccinations.”
Meghalaya Government has geared itself on how to vaccinate people when it will be available. Also, vaccinators have been trained for the vaccination programme.
“NCC as I said we are a disciplined force beside the largest uniformed force and we are always prepared to assist the civil administration or the society,” he added.
As the country is under a grave crisis due to the threat posed by the recent pandemic, the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in the North Eastern Region has been extending a yeoman’s service to the society as they fight against the virus becomes mightier.
The NCC is a youth development movement managed by the armed forces. It also provides exposure to cadets in a wide range of activities, with an emphasis on social services, discipline, and adventure training.