INS Chilika, a key enabler in meeting manpower needs of Navy

Bhubaneswar: Indian Naval Ship (INS) Chilka, the ab-initio training establishment for Sailors and Naviks of Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard respectively, was commissioned on February 21, 1980. The establishment has expanded more than tenfold since it’s commissioning about four decade back, from an initial capacity of 600, and presently trains nearly 6,500 trainees per […]

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3,472 sailors pass out successfully from INS Chilika

Chilika: An inspiring parade marked the culmination of 21 weeks of training and at least 3,472 sailors of the 2018 batch passed out successfully from INS Chilka, the basic training establishment of the Indian Navy on Friday. The parade was reviewed by Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command. The basic training comprised service and academic […]

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Indian Navy undertakes sailing expedition at Chilika lake

Chilika: At least 50 trainees and instructors participated in the 84 km long two-day sailing expedition conducted from November 2018 at Chilka lake on Thursday and Friday. The expedition was aimed at inculcating the spirit of adventure, esprit-de-corps, perseverance, exposure to a long sailing voyage, honing of sailing skills, improving seamanship knowledge and skills and […]

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