Prime Minister Narendra Modi Extends Greetings on Navy Day
Award-winning innovations by the force have been put on display at the "Innovation Pavilion" at the Navy House in New Delhi.
The Navy presents the 'CNS Rolling Trophy for Innovation' to selected innovations on methods adopted by units to overcome constraints and to improve efficiency at their work areas. (Photo courtesy: SpokespersonNavy@indiannavy)
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted Indian naval personnel on the occassion of Navy Day.
"On Navy Day, greetings to all navy personnel and their families," Modi tweeted, attaching a video of the Indian Navy showing its prowess in the sea.
On Navy Day, greetings to all navy personnel and their families. pic.twitter.com/O36rKhnC4I— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 4, 2017
Navy Day is celebrated annually on December 4 to celebrate the Indian Navy's achievements and commemorate the sacrifices made by the personnel.
Award-winning Innovations by Indian Navy on Display in Delhi
On Navy Day on Monday, award-winning innovations by the force have been put on display at the "Innovation Pavilion" at the Navy House in New Delhi.
These include the innovations by Indian Naval Ships 'Kuthar' and 'Vikramaditya', which have been selected as the winner and runner-up respectively in the 'Operational Units' category.
On Navy Day, my good wishes to all officers and men and women of the Indian Navy. Nation is proud of your commitment in protecting our maritime frontiers, securing our trade routes, and providing assistance in times of civil emergencies #PresidentKovind— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) December 4, 2017
The innovations by the Weapons Electronic Systems Engineering Establishment (WESEE) and Naval Aircraft Yard, Kochi were selected as the winner and runner-up respectively in the 'Shore Establishments' category.
At least 20 innovations have been shortlisted from those submitted by units and establishments across the Navy for central evaluation, a Defence Ministry statement said.
They range from innovative repairs to complex system modules to development of new techniques that would save money, time and manpower, it added.
All ranks of Indian Navy & their families join me in wishing our countrymen a 'Happy Navy Day' with an assurance that the Indian Navy will always remain ready to meet all challenges and threats, and safeguard national interests in the maritime dimension- Admiral Sunil Lanba CNS pic.twitter.com/OyoApeYPVv— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) December 4, 2017
"As a mark of recognition, the shortlisted initiatives have been showcased to the invited dignitaries on the Navy Day," the statement said.
The Navy presents the 'CNS Rolling Trophy for Innovation' to selected innovations on methods adopted by units to overcome constraints and to improve efficiency at their work areas.
Innovations are evolved by Navy personnel when they are on a warship in the high seas on long missions where many challenges crop up.
- With inputs from agencies
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