Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday commissioned India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at Cochin Shipyard Limited in Kochi. During the event, the Prime Minister also unveiled the new Naval Ensign (Nishaan), doing away with the colonial past and befitting the rich Indian maritime heritage.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commission the first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, on Friday at Cochin Shipyard in Kochi. It will strengthen India’s naval capabilities. Notably, INS Vikrant is the largest ship ever built in India’s maritime history. The Prime Minister will also unveil the new Naval ensign of the Indian Navy.
Lt Gen Vijay Kumar Mishra, AVSM, has taken over as the 51st Commandant of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun on August 31. He paid his tribute at the War Memorial in a solemn ceremony recognising the supreme sacrifice of brave soldiers for the nation.
Lt Gen Harinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, Commandant, Indian Military Academy will finally bid adieu to the Olive Greens on 31 Aug 2022 after an illustrious career spanning over nearly 40 years and having tenated important Command, Staff and Instructional appointments. During a simple and solemn ceremony being held at the War Memorial, IMA, the General Officer paid homage to the soldiers, who in line of duly have laid down their lives for the Nation.