CDR USHA SANGWAN
SENIOR EDUCATION OFFICERCommander Usha Sangwan was commissioned in the Education Branch of the Indian Navy on 08 Aug 2005. She has done her B Tech (Electronics & Communication) from Kurukshetra University prior to joining the service. She joined the first Naval Orientation Course at INA Ezhimala in the year 2005. Over the last 13 years of her naval service, she has served as an Instructor in Cat ‘A’ establishment INS Dronacharya and NIETT. The officer was appointed as Director, Navy Children School at INS Utkrosh in the year 2010. Apart from her naval appointments, she has also done a prestigious appointment as Registrar/Administrative Officer at Sainik School Sujanpur Tira (HP). The officer is presently posted at INS Shivaji as Dy Senior Education Officer since Jul 2017 and thereafter as Senior Education Officer (SEDO) since 01 Dec 2018.
The Education Department of Shivaji teaches the basics of technical education to young sailor trainees through its School of Basic Sciences (SBS). The school is manned by the Education branch officers where transforming pedagogy to andragogy and tapping the true potential of machine based and skill-based learning is emphasized. The school has a Basic Sciences Laboratory that is put to effective use to strengthen the scientific foundation of young trainees and prepare them for technology intensive curriculum in the later part of their course. The Education Department also caters for the pre-primary education of wards of Naval personnel in station through the Little Angels playschool and Naval Kindergarten School. It is also mandated with the onerous task of Recruitment Exams for Senior Secondary Recruits as per the schedule promulgated by IHQ MoD(N)/DMPR. The Ship’s Reference Library administered by the department is equipped with more than 25,000 books and journals for the Shivaji populace to pour over.
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Little Angels Playschool