Navy Day is being observed
on 4th December every year to celebrate achievements and role of the naval
force to the country.
During the India-Pakistan war of 1971, the Indian Navy played a significant
role in the bombing of the Karachi harbor and sank Pakistan Naval Ship PNS
Ghazi. The Navy Day celebrations not only display the nation’s technological
progress but also the maritime achievements of India.
The Indian Navy plays a great role in securing the marine borders of the
country as well as enhancing the international relations of the country through
foreign port callings, joint exercises, humanitarian missions and calamity
Defence Ministry said, as a run up to the Navy Day this year, twenty
innovations have been shortlisted from those submitted by units and
establishments across the Navy for central evaluation.
The innovations range from innovative repairs to complex system modules to
development of new techniques that would save money, time and manpower.
The innovations by Indian Naval Ships Kuthar been selected as Winner, while
Vikramaditya as Runner-up in Operational Units category. Weapons Electronic
Systems Engineering Establishment and Naval Aircraft Yard, Kochi have been
selected as Winner and Runner-up respectively in Shore Establishments
These innovations along with a few more selected innovations will be displayed
at the two day ‘Innovation Pavilion’, at Navy House, New Delhi from today 4