Name of Establishment, Location, Address and Nearest Railway Station
|INS Chilka||Near the city of Bhubaneshwar on the east coast of India||INS Chilka, P.O. Chilka, Dist: Khurda, Orissa 752 037||(06756) 227087||(06756) 220466||Balugaon (approximately 7 kms from the establishment)|
Climate and Altitude
|Sea level||Hot, humid and sultry throughout the year, except from September to March, when it is pleasant||Oct - Nov||Approximately 200 cms|
|Well connected by road to Visakhapatnam and Kolkata||Well connected by rail to Visakhapatnam and Kolkata||The closest airport is at Bhubaneshwar, the capital of Orissa, located 100 kms away from Chilka. The city is connected by air to Mumbai, Calcutta, Chennai and Delhi. Personnel traveling by air are to board/alight at Bhubaneshwar and reach Chilka by rail/road services|
Clothing and Bedding
|Tropical clothing is worn throughout the year||Trainees are to possess their own bedding, blankets, mosquito nets, bed sheets and pillows. These can also be purchased locally|
Trainees are accommodated in spacious barracks.
|An Olympic size swimming pool is located in the establishment||Facilities for playing all the outdoor games are available in the establishment. A gymnasium is also located within the establishment||Facility exists for viewing satellite channels on TV. A cinema hall also exists inside the establishment||Facilities for boat pulling, sailing and various other watermanship activities are also available|
Trainees are not permitted to bring/hold private arms/ammunition.
Trainees are not permitted to keep animals/pets.
Banking and Other Facilities
|A branch of State Bank of India is located inside the establishment||A post office is situated within the base||An STD/ISD telephone booth is located within the base|
|A small hospital is located in the base||Naval hospital, INHS Nivarani is situated inside the campus|
The establishment has a well stocked library.