Passing Out Parade of Hull Artificers Held at INS Vishwakarma
63 Hull Artificer (HA) Apprentices comprising 56 Sailors of Indian Navy and seven Yantriks of Indian Coast Guard graduated at Passing Out Parade held at INS Vishwakarma on 20 August 2019. The Parade, reviewed by Rear Admiral Sanjay Datt, Chief Staff Officer (Technical), HQ ENC, marked the completion of two and a half year long professional ab-initio training that comprised of both theoretical and practical training on various Hull Systems and Equipment.
Basant Kumar Singh, HA Apprentice was awarded with the FOC-in-C SNC Gold Medal for standing First in Overall Order of Merit. Aman, HA Apprentice was awarded the ‘Vishwakarma Rolling Trophy’ for 'Best in Parade Training'. All passing out sailors would shortly assume their appointments at frontline warships.