Passing Out Parade of Artificer Apprentice 28th Course held at INS Shivaji
124 sailors, including 111 from Indian Navy, four from Indian Coast Guard and nine International trainees from six Friendly Foreign Navies graduated on completion of Merged Artificer Apprentice Course XXVIII from INS Shivaji at a Passing Out Parade on 06 August 2019. The parade, reviewed by Commanding Officer, INS Shivaji marked the completion of 117 weeks of professional ab-initio training. Keshav Kaloniya, LME stood first in the overall order of merit and was awarded FOC-in-C (South) Gold Medal and a book prize. Deepesh Kumar, ERA/APP was adjudged Best Sportsman of the course and awarded Commodores’ Rolling Trophy, whilst Ekikere Akpan Ekpenyong of Nigerian Navy was adjudged first in the overall order of merit amongst the International trainees.