NCC GROUP HQ
AP Directorate NCC is located at secunderabad(General Chaudhary Marg). This is near Secunderabad Club, Jubilee Bus Stand, and Utsav Restraunt.
AP Directorate NCC is one of the largest directorates of NCC with about 1,29,000 cadet strength. This Directorate is headed by an Air Commodore from the Indian Air Force. The present incumbant is Air Commodore S Badyal. His staff members include a Director (Colonel Roveen), Assistant/Joint Directors (AD/JD) for the branches (Personnell, Training, P&C and Administration) who are all military officers. In addition, Assistant Director(State) looks after the affairs of all State Government employees in the Directorate. There are two Accounts Officers (AO), one for Central and the other for State Funds.
AP Directorate has Nine Groups under it. These are located all across the State. The locations of the NCC Groups are, Vishakhapatnam, Kakinada, Guntur, Tirupati, Kurnool, Nizamabad, Warangal, Hyderabad and Secunderabad Groups. Each Group is headed by a Group Commander of the rank of Colonel/ Equivalent. Except for Vishkhapatnam Group which is headed by an officer from the Indian Navy of the rank of Captain(IN), all other groups are commanded by Army officers. Each group HQ has an Administrative Officer(AO), a Training Officer(TO) and an Assistant Director (AD). AD looks after the affairs of all the State Goverment employees of the entire Group. Various branches at the Group level are same as the Directorate.
In turn, each group has a number of Army/Navy/Air wing units (Major and Minor), which are headed by Commanding Officers(CO)/Officer Commanding(OC). Some units have an Adminstrative Officer(AO) OR a Whole Time Lady Officer(WTLO). All these officers except the WTLO are regular Armed Forces Officers of the rank of Colonel/Lt Col or equivalent.
Further details of AP Dte can be obtained at http://www.nccdteap.co.in/