NCC Fest –EKTHA 2020 was organized by NCC comprising Army and Airwing of St Agnes College (Autonomous) Mangaluru on 28 January, Tuesday. Col A K Sharma, Group Commander, NCC Mangaluru was the Chief Guest of the programme. He motivated and inspired the cadets through his inaugural address. He advised the cadets about how important it is to be disciplined in every walk of life. Col Manoj V U Commanding Officer, 18 Kar Bn NCC Mangaluru and Group Captain AG Srinivasan, Commanding Officer, 6 Kar Air NCC Mangalur, were the Guests of Honour for the programme. College Principal Sr Dr Jeswina A C. presided over the programme. “Opportunities do not come to everyone and when it comes, we need to make use of it. Ektha is a platform to showcase your talents“she said. Lt Gayathri B K, ANO Armywing and Dr Hithakshi Anand, ANO Airwing, Coordinators were also present. Cadet Anugraha Compeered the inaugural programme. The events of the day long programme included Painting, Poster making, Patriotic Singing, Group Dance, Tug of war and Best cadet. Elocution on ‘NCC: My Vision 2030’ was specially organized for Associate NCC Officers. During the fest Line Area and Aero Models were exhibited to the cadets in the campus. SD/SW Cadets from eighteen colleges and JD/JW Cadets from four schools actively participated in the fest. Fest filled with a lot of joy and challenges to the cadets. The fest revealed many aspects of patriotism before the audience. Lt Col Gracian Sequiera, Administrative Officer, 18 Kar Bn NCC Mangaluru was the Chief guest for the Valedictory Pogramme.In his speech appreciated the cadets of other institutions for their enthusiastic participation and Involvement. He appreciated the cadets and Organizers for conducting the Fest for NCC cadets. PI Staff of 18 Kar Bn NCC Mangaluru also witnessed the programme. Alva’s College Moodabidri, won the overall championship in SD/SW category, Canara High School, Urwa won the overall championship in the JD/JW category. Ektha 2020 has epitomized the ultimate array of literary and cultural activities. The programme ended with NCC Song and National Anthem.