Paradip: As part of Navy Week 2018 activities, more than 4,300 students from different schools of Odisha visited INS Sumedha and Tihayu here on Sunday.
The students from Sainik School in Bhubaneswar, Sri Sri University in Cuttack, CV Raman Engineering College in Bhubaneswar, Ravenshaw University in Cuttack and Shri Loknath Shiksha Ashram, Paradip, Naval NCC units and schools of surrounding districts visited the two ships.
Students were conducted onboard and were briefed about various weapons and sensors fitted onboard.
Career counselling was also undertaken during the visit to motivate the youth to choose Armed Forces as a career option. A lunch for naval veterans was also organised during the visit of the ships to Paradip. In addition, as part of outreach activities, naval personnel visited Sri Lokanath orphanage and interacted with the children.