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1.         Organisation of NCC Directorate, Odisha. NCC Directorate is located at NCC Nagar, Plot No. G-41D, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswer and headed by DDG who is a Commodore rank officer from Indian Navy. Presently DDG is Commodore J Suresh. Directorate has four groups (Koraput Gp is under raising) and 28 Battalions. It has cadets from Army, Navy and Air Force consist of both junior and senior boys and girls.

2.         Chronology of Odisha Dte


13th Circle NCC formed in Cuttack


Reorganised and Redesignated as NCC Directorate, Odisha


NCC Group HQs, Cuttack was raised (1st April)


NCC Group HQs, Berhampur was raised (14th August)


NCC Group HQs, Sambalpur was raised at UCE Burla (15th August)


NCC Directorate moved to Bhubaneswar


3.         Gp HQs

  1.  NCC Group HQ Cuttack. It was raised on 01 Apr 1965 with twelve units under Command as part of 13 Circle Cadet corps.NCC Group Cuttack looks after the training of NCC Cadets of schools and colleges located in Central and North East of Odisha covering 13 districts and training 6720 Senior Division and 19257 Junior Division Cadets.
  1. NCC Group HQs, Berhampur. It was raised on 15 Sep 1965 with nine units under Command as part of 13 Circle Cadet corps. NCC Group Berhampur looks after the training of NCC Cadets of schools and colleges located in South of Odisha covering 09 districts and training 3990 Senior Division and 15600 Junior Division Cadets.
  1. NCC Group HQ Sambalpur. It was raised on 15 Aug 65 with seven units under Command as part of 13 Circle Cadet corps. NCC Group Sambalpur looks after the training of NCC Cadets of schools and colleges located in Western and North West of Odisha covering 05 districts and training 4117 Senior Division and   10865 Junior Division Cadets. One x Air unit with str of 2300 (200 SD/SW and 2100 JD/JW) will be raised.

     d. NCC Group HQ Koraput. – It is under raising

Commodore J Suresh
Additional Director General

1.         Commodore J Suresh is presently appointed as Deputy Director General, NCC Directorate Odisha, Bhubaneswar.  An Alumnus of Sainik School, Amaravathinagar and the National Defence Academy, Pune, the officer was commissioned into the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy in Jul 1991.  The officer has specialised   in Anti- Submarine Warfare and has served on a number of frontline ships of the Indian Navy.  He has undergone training in the United States in Anti Submarine Warfare, Mine Warfare and also Expeditionary Warfare and was adjudged the Best International Military Officer (IMO) and an Honour Graduate in the Class of 2005 by the Marine Corps University, Quantico,USA, during the Overseas  Staff Course.

2.         In a career spanning 33 years in the Navy, the officer has been Directing Staff at the prestigious Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and Executive Officer of INS Godavari, a multipurpose guided Missile Frigate.  As the Command Operations Officer (COO) of the Western Naval Command coordinating naval operations on Arabian Sea and North Indian Ocean, he was part of Anti-Piracy missions resulting in apprehension of more than 100 Somali pirates in 2011.  After the tenure as the Command Anti-submarine Warfare Officer of the Western Naval Command, the officer attended the Higher Defence Management Course at the College of Defence Management, Secunderabad.  The officer was also the Director Net Assessment at the Maritime Doctrines and Concepts Centre, Mumbai – a think-tank organisation for the Indian Navy, contributing extensively to the formulation of naval doctrines. In Nov 2015 he  assumed appointment as Commanding Officer of INS Adyar, a premier Naval Establishment at Chennai under the aegis of the Flag Officer Commanding Tamilnadu & Puducherry Naval Area. Since 2018, the officer has tenanted the appointment of Commandant, Embarkation Headquarter Chennai, till assuming the current billet.

3.         The officer is a post graduate in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University and holds the Master of Management Science degree from the Osmania  University, Hyderabad.  The officer has recently completed his Post Graduate Diploma  Course in Psychological Counseling from Tamilnadu Open University.

4.         The officer is an avid reader, enjoys trekking and travels extensively.

Commodore J Suresh 

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