Vice Admiral A K Chawla visits Cheriya Kadamakudy

The children of the village had more reason to cheer, as a children’s park, with modern play equipment, was inaugurated by Sapana Chawla.

Published: 12th December 2018 02:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th December 2018 02:51 AM   |  A+A-

Vice Admiral A K Chawla has a word with an elderly woman at Cheriya Kadamakudy on Tuesday.

By Express News Service

KOCHI: As the culminating event of the Navy Day activities, Vice Admiral AK Chawla, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Southern Naval Command, and Sapana Chawla, President, Navy Wives Welfare Association (NWWA), visited Cheriya Kadamakudy on Tuesday. 

The children of the village had more reason to cheer, as a children’s park, with modern play equipment, was inaugurated by Sapana Chawla.

Vice Admiral A K Chawla reviewed the progress of the three houses under reconstruction by Southern Naval Command, at a cost of Rs 23 lakh, as part of the rehabilitation activities announced by the Chief of the Naval Staff in the aftermath of the mid-August floods. He also gifted wooden cots to 30 aged residents of the village. 

During the interaction, the issue of the movement of patients across the bridge was raised by the residents. The Vice Admiral promptly offered a stretcher and wheelchair. The Navy will continue with its rehabilitation efforts by  sponsoring the roof renewal of five houses, which will be completed before the onset of monsoon. They were accompanied by other senior officers.

Stay up to date on all the latest Kerala news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp