The INA, Ezhimala will hold the Passing out Parade (POP) for Spring Term 2014 on 31 May 2014. This Passing out Parade will see a total of 268 cadets passing out on successful completion of their training.
The passing out trainees include 30 Lady trainees, some of whom would join the Indian Navy and others, the Indian Coast Guard.
The Honorable Governor of Kerala, Smt Sheila Dikshit, has kindly consented to be the Chief Guest for the occasion. The parade will be witnessed by the parents of cadets of the passing-out courses, as well as a large number of dignitaries, including Defence and Naval Attaches of foreign countries.
On completion of the POP, the parents would have the proud privilege of putting on the first stripes on the shoulders of their wards, thus marking the beginning of their careers as officers in the Indian Navy.
Press Release, May 29, 2014; Image: Wikimedia