249 aspirants from Ezhimala Academy to be inducted into Navy

A total of 249 aspirants, including 36 women and 64 Coast Guard trainees, would be inducted into the Navy at a Passing Out Parade on June 5 at Ezhimala Naval Academy near Kannur.

Last Updated: Jun 01, 2010, 13:02 PM IST

Kozhikode: A total of 249 aspirants, including
36 women and 64 Coast Guard trainees, would be inducted into
the Navy at a Passing Out Parade on June 5 at Ezhimala Naval
Academy near Kannur.

Air Marshal V R Iyer, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief
Training Command, IAF in Bangalore, would review the parade of
the 80th NAC and 10th Naval Oreientation Course and witness
the stripe shipping ceremony of 187 Sub Lieutenants, a Navy
release here said.

The training at the INA is moduled to produce all-rounded
Naval and Coast Guard personnel, capable of meeting challenges
in the modern day security and technology environment, it
said.

The Ezhimala Naval Academy, about 25 KM from Kannur,
has capacity to train 600 cadets and is in the process of
enhancing it to 750 trainees.

PTI