Hull Artificers Pass-Out from INS Vishwakarma
The passing-out parade of 48 Hull Artificer (HA) Apprentices comprising of 42 Indian Navy HA sailors, five Coast Guard Yantriks and one Police Constable from Mauritius was conducted at INS Vishwakarma on 19 August 20. The Passing-out-Parade reviewed by Commodore Nagesh, Commanding Officer, INS Vishwakarma marked the completion of two and a half year-long professional ab-initio training that comprised of both theoretical and practical training on various Hull Systems and Equipment.
Nitin Singh Chauhan, HA Apprentice was awarded the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Naval Command Gold Medal for standing First in Overall Order of Merit and Pawan Kumar Yadav HA Apprentice was awarded Best in Academics. In addition, Book Prizes were awarded to other meritorious sailors during the ceremony. All passing out sailors will shortly assume their appointments onboard frontline warships.