The Indian Naval Academy of Ezhimala,on Saturday, carried out a passing out parade of 301 trainees.The trainees comprised of Midshipmen and cadets of the Indian Navy, the Indian Coast Guard, and six international trainees passed out from the academy marking the end of their ab-initio training.
Earlier in the day, the official Twitter handle of the Indian Navy also wrote about the passing out parade of the Autumn Term.
Passing out parade for Autumn Term 2019 to be held at #IndianNavalAcademy on 30 Nov 19. Adm Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff will be the Reviewing Officer for the event. https://t.co/hgQISDdhp4 pic.twitter.com/6WuMbVOpHM— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) November 29, 2019
The INA pass-outs belong to four different courses of the Autumn term 2019. The courses include 97th Indian Naval Academy Course (B.Tech), 97th Indian Naval Academy Course (M.Sc), 28th Naval Orientation Course (Extended), 29th Naval Orientation Course (Regular) and 29th Naval Orientation Course (Coast Guard). The grand parade also witnessed 39 women trainees marching in the parade, alongside their male counterparts. The foreign trainees include two trainees each from Maldives, Seychelles and Sri Lanka.
The passing out parade was reviewed by Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff. Admiral Singh also awarded medals to meritorious Midshipmen and cadets on the ending of the ceremonial review. The event was also attended by, Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, AVSM, NM, Commandant, INA, senior officers of the station, parents and other dignitaries.
During the ceremony, the ‘President’s Gold Medal’ for the Indian Naval Academy B.Tech course was awarded to Midshipman Aditya Jain. The ‘Zamorin Trophy’ for the best women cadet was awarded to Cadet Suhani Rampal.