MS Dhoni Joins Defence Ministry's NCC Review Panel

17 Sep, 2021 12:56 IST|Sakshi Post

Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) has been selected to join a Defense Ministry-appointed 15-member group to evaluate the National Cadet Corps (NCC). The panel comprises a number of prominent Indians, including Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra.

The group was formed to conduct a thorough assessment of the NCC in order to make it more relevant in changing times. The 15-member group will recommend steps that would enable NCC cadets to participate more effectively in nation-building and national development activities in diverse areas.

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It should be noted that MS Dhoni was given the honorary title of lieutenant colonel in the Territorial Army in 2011. After completing five parachute training jumps from Indian Army planes, he became a certified paratrooper in 2015. Dhoni spent more than a month training with the parachute unit following the 2019 World Cup.

 Speaking on his professional front, MS Dhoni was selected as the T20 World Cup mentor. He is also getting ready for the second phase of the IPL, which takes place on Sunday.

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