Pune: The convocation ceremony for the 126th course of the National Defence Academy (NDA) was held on Friday.
A total of 361 cadets were conferred the degree by Jawaharlal Nehru University.
The 126th convocation ceremony was held at Habibullah hall where Lt Gen (Retd) AK Singh and the Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands were present.
NDA commandant Air Marshal Kulwant Singh Gill, Deputy Commandant Maj Gen Ashok Ambre and other faculty members of NDA were also present for the convocation.
Cadet Ankur Rawat bagged commandant silver medal and the CAS trophy presented for standing first in Social science stream.
He also won the chief of Naval staff trophy for standing first in all the three streams. Squadron Cadet Captain Deepak Kumar won the commandant’ silver medal and COAS trophy for standing first in science stream. Cadet Quarter Master Sergeant Saket Kumar received the commandant’s silver medal and the Admiral’s trophy for standing first in computer science stream.
Singh also stated that India is a peace loving nation but it can’t be considered a weakness.