Trainees of the Direct Entry Electrical Mechanic (Power and Radio) course passed out from the portals of INS Valsura on successful completion of their
26 weeks specialisation in Electrical Engineering. The course comprising of 342 sailors from Indian Navy and 13 Naviks from the Indian Coast Guard, two police officers from the Mauritius Police Force and two sailors each from Sri Lankan and Myanmar Navy.
The course was trained extensively on subjects related to basic Electrical and Electronics, with impetus on hands-on training. The training curriculum also included regular physical and outdoor activities, aimed at ensuring an all-round development.
Rear Admiral Antony George, NM, VSM, Chief Staff Officer (Training), Southern Naval Command, Kochi reviewed the Passing Out Parade as the Chief Guest. The Admiral complimented the trainees for having successfully completed the course and advised them to keep abreast with the latest technological developments in the fields of Electrical, Electronics and Information Technology.
During the Passing Out Parade, the Chief Guest gave away Admiral Ramnath Trophy for ‘Best All Rounder Sailor’ to Sushil Kumar Tiwari, DEEM(P), the Commanding Officer INS Valsura Trophy for ‘Best Sportsman’ to Avadesh Kumar Yadav, DEEM(P), the Book Prize for ‘First in Overall Order of Merit (Power)’ to Mohammad Ali, DEEM(P), the Book Prize for ‘First in Overall Order of Merit (Radio)’ to Karan Rajendra Gupta, DEEM(R), the Book Prize for ‘Best Coast Guard trainee’ to Avinash Burhagohain, NVK(P), and the Book Prize for ‘Best International trainee’ to Myo Paing Htet, PO.