July 2, 2016 …. Shri John Aguiar, Information Officer, Department of Information & Publicity, Government of Goa , has been selected for the award of Deputy Director General, NCC Commendation Card, for his valuable assistance to the NCC activities in Goa.
He will receive the award at a simple function to be held at NCC Office, 1 Goa battalion, NCC at Shanta Building, on July 5 at 9.30 am at the hands of Group Commander NCC (Belgaum Group) Col. Kripal Singh. The name of Shri Aguiar was recommended by Col. Nand Kishor Subedar, former Commanding Officer of the 1 Goa Battalion NCC.
Shri Aguiar has been himself an cadet Senior Under Officer in NCC and has been closely associated with the activities of NCC in Goa. He was instrumental in forming an association of Ex-NCC cadets and also instituting an achievers award for Ex-NCC cadets.
He is also Public Relations Officer of Goa Police Department and Honorary Company Commander of Home Guards. He was awarded the Goa Chief Minister’s Gold Medal for meritorious services, Presidents Home Guards Medal for meritorious services in Home Guards organization and DGCD commendation cared and disc.