Indian Naval Academy (INA) held the Passing-out Parade (POP) in Ezhimala on November 29.
380 cadets of the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard passed through the portals of the INA, on successful completion of their training.
This POP marked the commissioning of the cadets of the 87th Indian Naval Academy Course (B Tech) Course into the Indian Navy.
The parade was reviewed by the Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan. After the ceremonial review, the chief guest awarded medals to nine meritorious cadets.
On completion of the parade, the ceremony of ‘Shipping-of-Stripes’ was conducted.
Press release, Image: Indian Navy