4,700 Chennai students visit warships - The New Indian Express

4,700 Chennai students visit warships

Published: 13th November 2013 08:32 AM

Last Updated: 13th November 2013 08:33 AM

Seven major warships of the Eastern Fleet of the Indian Navy under the Command of the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet Rear Admiral Atul Kumar Jain are in Chennai on November 12 and 13 as part of Navy Week celebrations.

To promote greater understanding about the role of the Indian Navy in safeguarding the coastline of our country, the visiting warships were open to the students and NCC cadets of the schools and colleges in and around Chennai from 10 am to 4 pm on Tuesday.

Approximately 4,700 students including NCC cadets and special children visited the Naval warships and interacted with the personnel onboard.

The ships will sail off Chennai on Wednesday for ‘Families day At Sea’ to showcase the Naval activities to the families of the naval personnel as well as to the other invitees.

Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry  Virendra Kataria will be the chief guest for the event.

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