The National Defence College (NDC) awarded NDC Parchments to106 officers, including 34 from friendly foreign countries, after they successfully completed 61st NDC course, in New Delhi today. The valedictory function was presided over by NDC Commandant Air Marshal D Choudhury.
The one-year course enables the officers to qualify for an M.Phil degree in Defence and Strategic Studies from the University of Madras. The Commandant in his valedictory address highlighted that the various modules of the course establish a foundation for bright and experienced officers in preparing them for higher strategic leadership and policy-level responsibilities. Air Marshal D Choudhury said, the knowledge and experience gained will enable them to engage issues of national security holistically. Situated in New Delhi, the NDC is India’s apex institution of learning for the study and practice of National Security and Strategy.