INS Vishwakarma

ShipWright School

Name of Establishment, Location, Address and Nearest Railway Station
Name of Establishment, Location, Address and Nearest Railway Station
Name Location Address Fax Telephone Railway Station
INS Vishwakarma Visakhapatnam, situated on the east coast of India Nau Shakti Nagar, NAD Post, Visakhapatnam - 530009 0-91-891-2558389 (0891) 2558386 Visakhapatnam
Climate and Altitude
Climate and Altitude
Altitude Climate Monsoon Annual rainfall
Sea level Hot and sultry throughout the year except from September to March, when it is cool Sep - Oct Approximately 90 cms
Road Rail Air
Well connected to Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata Well connected to Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata Flights operate between Visakhapatnam and all metros
Clothing and Bedding
Clothing and Bedding
Clothing Bedding
Tropical clothing is worn throughout the year, A light pullover is useful from December to February This will be provide to all the officer trainees by either the Eastern Naval Command officers' mess in the Naval Base or officer's mess located within the establishment
Officers Sailors
Officers are accommodated in the Eastern Naval Command Officers' Mess, in the Naval Base Cabins/dormitories are provided according to rank
Domestic Help

Officers accommodated in the mess, are provided with civilian bearers.

Swimming Pool Sports TV/Cinema Gymnasium
The facilities for swimming are provided in the swimming pool located 9 kms from the establishment Facilities for football, hockey, cricket, basketball and volleyball are available Facility exists for viewing satellite channels on TV. A cinema hall exists within the establishment A modern gymnasium is located within the school premises

Trainees are not permitted to bring/hold private arms/ammunition.


Trainees are not permitted to keep animals/pets.

Banking and Other Facilities
Banking and Other Facilities
Banking Postal Telephone
A branch of a nationalised bank is located close by Postal facilities are available An STD/ISD telephone booth exists within the base
Hotels, Clubs and Restaurants

A number of hotels, clubs and restaurants are located in the town.


Service routine bus service is provided free of cost. Buses and taxis are available as public transport.

Medical Facilities

Medical facilities are available in the MI Room. Inpatient treatment is provided in the Naval hospital INHS Kalyani, which is situated at a distance of 9 kms from the establishment.

School for Children

A number of schools, with English as a medium of instruction, are located within a radius of 8 kms.


The unit has a well stocked library.

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