Passing Out Parade of QNI and Observer Courses Held at INS Garuda, Kochi
A Passing Out Parade was held at INS Garuda, Kochi on 27 July 2018 for Qualified Navigation Instructor (QNI), 87th Regular Observer and 18th Short Service Commission Observer Courses. Commanding Officer INS Garuda reviewed the parade and awarded the ‘Instructor Badges’ to QNIs and the coveted ‘Wings’ to the officers of Observer Courses. Lieutenant Kailash Kabbur was awarded the Uttar Pradesh Trophy for standing ‘First in the Overall Order of Merit’ and Sub Lieutenant RV Kunte Memorial Book Prize for being adjudged ‘Best in Ground Subjects’ in the 87th Regular Course. While Lieutenant Parikshit Rao was awarded the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command Trophy for being adjudged ‘Best in Flying’. In the 18th SSC Observer course, Book prizes were awarded to Sub Lieutenant Akshaya for ‘Best in Flying’, Sub Lieutenant Shruti Sood for ‘Best in Overall Order of Merit’, Lieutenant Varsha Yadav for ‘Best in Ground Subjects’ and Lieutenant Pranav Kumar Pandey for ‘Best Project’.