NCC Cadets Welfare Society: PDF Print E-mail
NCC Cadets Welfare Society: PDF Print E-mail

The society was established initially with the aim of providing financial relief and assistance to NCC cadets sustaining temporary or permanent disability or to their nominees in case of death of the cadet, during NCC related activities. It also grants 500 scholarships of the value of Rs. 5,000 /- each to academically brilliant NCC cadets and also awards two Best Cadets in each category in each group a sum of Rs.3,000/- and 2,000/- .

 

Scholarship of Rs.3,000/- each to 04 JD/JW and SD/SW cadets from each group.

 

 

Overview

NCC Cadets Welfare Society was established in Feb 1985 under the Societies Registration Act 1860 in order to provide financial relief to cadets who sustain injury during organized NCC activities or financial assistance to the nominees of the cadet in the event of death during such activities.

The Society started with a one-time grant from Central Govt and State Govts.   It levies obligatory membership fee on cadets which is a one time payment at the time of enrolment in any Wing/Div of NCC.   The present membership fee is Rs. 10/- per cadet.

 

Aims of the Society

The present aims of Cadets Welfare Society are : -

(a) To give financial assistance to cadets NOK/nominee in case of a demise during NCC activities.

(b) To give financial relief to cadets on sustaining injury / disability during NCC activities.

(c) To grant Scholarships to academically brilliant students.

(d) To grant Best and 2nd best cadet awards at Group level.

(e) Conduct of sports and adventure activities which cannot be funded by Public Funds.

Membership

The membership of the Society is open to only those NCC Cadets who have paid the one time membership fee at the time of enrolment in the NCC at the rate fixed by the Governing Body. Such cadets as have paid their membership fee shall be the beneficiaries of the Society during thier cadetship in the Division/Wing in which they are enrolled. The cadets who have discontinued their membership and seek re-enrolment shall be treated as fresh cadets and membership fee shall be charged from them at the time of re-enrolment.

Present membership fee is Rs 10/- per cadet.

Nomination Form

Each cadet on becoming a member of the Society shall fill in a Nomination Form as per the approved Performa. It is an important document and should be filled in carefully without any alteration/cutting. Financial assistance is payable only on production of the original nomination form. COs of Units should scrutinize the nomination forms to ensure that the nominees are only the parents or other close relatives such as brothers or sisters. Only in very rare cases where the cadets do not have parents or other close relatives living, will they be allowed to nominate other persons as their nominees.

 

Financial Assistance/Relief

The society grants financial assistance and relief to cadets who sustain injury/ death during NCC related NCC activities.   The present rates of financial assistance/relief are as under:-

 

NCC Related Activities

Death Case

Permanent Disability

Temporary Disability

(a) High Risk activities

Rs. 2,50,000/-

Rs. 2,50,000/-

Upto Rs. 1,50,000/-

(b) Normal/other activity

Rs. 2,00,000/-

Rs. 2,00,000/-

Upto Rs. 1,50,000/-

 

An additional relief of 20% in case of 100% permanent disability where constant attendance is recommended by Civil/Service Hospital and endorsed by the DGAFMS, can also be granted.

The percentage of permanent disability suffered by a cadet will be decided by the Managing Committee in consultation with the Director General Armed Forces Medical Services, Ministry of Defence.

The procedure for disbursement of financial assistance / relief will be as under : -

(a) The Society will send the bank draft to the OC Unit with intimation to the DDG of (State), Gp Cdr and the recipient.

(b) The draft will be handed over to the nominee / cadet by the DDG of State/Gp Cdr/Principal or by any other VIP, where Principal / Head of Institution to which the cadet belongs should always be present.

 

Procedure for Claims

Requests from the cadet/nominee of deceased cadet for grant of financial assistance will be forwarded to the member Secretary, Managing Committee, NCC Cadets Welfare Society accompanied by the following documents within two months of the causality:-

(a)   Death Cases

  1. Application from the nominee for financial assistance.
  2. Nomination form in original, submitted by the deceased cadet at the time of enrolment.
  3. Enrolment Form in original.
  4. Certificate from the DDG that the deceased was a bonafide NCC cadet, his/her death occurred during a NCC related activity and that the death was not caused as a result of the Cadets breach of law or of a criminal act.
  5. Post Mortem Report.
  6. Court of Inquiry Proceedings.
  7. Certificate from the nominee as per specimen, which states that he will have no claim on the NCC Cadet Welfare Society other than the amount, if any, sanctioned by the Managing Committee with regard to quantum of financial assistance.
  8. Recommendations of the OC unit, Gp Commander and Dy DG NCC in the format specified.

(b) Permanent Disability Cases

  1. Application from the Cadet for financial relief.
  2. Nomination form in Original.
  3. Enrolment form in Original.
  4. Injury Report / Medical certificate from a Govt/ Service Hospital.
  5. Medical Bills (original).
  6. Court of Inquiry Proceedings.
  7. Certificate from the Cadet/guardian (if the cadet is minor), as per format specified which states that he will have no claim on the NCC Cadet Welfare Society other that the amount, if any, sanctioned by the Managing Committee with regard to quantum of  financial  assistance.
  8. Recommendations of the OC unit, Gp Commander, Dy DG NCC as per format specified.

(c) Temporary Disability Cases

  1. Application from the cadet for financial relief.
  2. Nomination Form in Original.
  3. Enrolment Form in original.
  4. Inquiry Report/Medical Certificate from a Govt/Service Hospital.
  5. Medical Bills (Original)
  6. Court of Inquiry proceedings.
  7. Certificate from the Cadet/Guardian (if the cadet is minor), as per format specified which states that he will have no claim on the NCC Cadet Welfare Society other than the amount, if any, the sanctioned by the Managing Commmmittee with regard to quantum of financial assistance.
  8. Recommendations of the OC Unit, Gp Commander and Dy DG NCC as per format specified.

(d) Immediate Financial Assistance

In case of death of a cadet during a NCC related activity, immediate interim financial assistance not exceeding Rs. 50,000/- is granted by DGNCC.   For the interim payment of Rs 50, 000/-, the following information/documents will be dispatched to the society within 48 hours of the occurrence, if necessary by a special courier:-

  1. Institution/Unit of the cadet with date of his/her joining NCC.
  2. Nature of NCC activity during which the death has taken place.
  3. Date and cause of death.
  4. Whether an FIR has been filed with local police and post-mortem of the dead body carried out.
  5. Has the Court of Inquiry been ordered, if so, the details thereof.
  6. Nomination Form in original.
  7. Enrolment Form in original.
  8. Address of the Nominee and the branch of State Bank of India or Syndicate Bank
    or which is nearest to the residence of the nominee.
  9. A certificate from the DDG that the deceased was a bonafide NCC cadet, his/her death occurred during a NCC related activity and that the death was not caused as a result of  the cadet's breach of law or of a criminal act.

 

Scholorships

The Society grants 500 scholarships of Rs 5,000/- each to NCC Cadets who excel in academics. The vacancies are allotted to all states based on the enrolled strength of each state.

The eligibility conditions for award of scholarships are as under : -

(1) Junior Division / Wing Cadets : Cadets should have passed 10th Standard or equivalent examination in the preceding academic year to which the scholarship pertains with 70% marks in aggregate. They should have undergone training for at least 2 full years with a minimum of 80% attendance in each year with exemplary discipline.

(2) Senior Division / Wing Cadets : Cadets who have passed Intermediate or Senior Secondary (10 + 2 pattern) examination or Pre-Degree /PreUniversity/Second year course of Graduate Degree Examination or Diploma Course in Polytechnic are eligible for awards. The available scholarships in each Directorate are to be equally divided between Arts / Commerce, and Science Stream cadets. In case of non-utilisation of scholarships by cadets from any stream, the unutilised number will be transferred to the other stream. Science stream cadets should have obtained 70% marks in aggregate whereas Arts/Commerce Stream cadets should have obtained 60% marks. As in the case of JD/JW cadets, SD/SW cadets also should have undergone NCC training as SD/SW cadet for at least two full years continuously with a minimum of 80% attendance in each year with exemplary discipline.

(3) Concession for SC / ST / OBC Cadets: Relaxation of 5% marks to the minimum laid down for each category is given. SC/ST/OBC cadets are also eligible for a bonus of 10% on the marks actually scored if the cadet otherwise obtains the minimum percentage as laid down.

(4) Extra Concession of 5% is given to cadets belonging to the States of J&K, North East Region and Sikkim.

 
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