Minister R Bindu informed that the Kerala Lakshadweep Directorate has made history by winning the trophy for the directorate which has done the best work in the country in this year's Republic Day Camp. Kerala has achieved this brilliant achievement by improving its eleventh position in 2023. The minister also said that the cadets who have made the state proud by showing remarkable performance will be felicitated on February 5. The Republic Day Camp was held in Delhi from December 30, 2023 to January 29, 2024. The Minister said that all the 124 cadets who participated from Kerala performed well in various competitions. In various competitions, Kerala won first place in innovation category, second place in ballet and third place in group dance. Sergeant Chinmayi Babu Raj won the silver medal in the Junior Army Best Cadet competition. Corporal Akash Saini was awarded bronze medal in the hax event of equestrian competition. Sergeant Syed Muhammad Shahil N. K Senior Naval won the bronze medal for best cadet. Minister Bindu also said that two cadets have been given special mention by Director General NCC New Delhi.