Ram Nath Kovind presents President's Colour to submarine arm of Indian Navy [Photos]

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the Indian Navy was India's primary instrument of sea power and it was playing an enhanced role in national security and nation building

FP Staff December 08, 2017 21:56:06 IST
In Visakhapatnam, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the Indian Navy was India's primary instrument of sea power and it was playing an enhanced role in national security and nation building. PTI
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In Visakhapatnam, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said the Indian Navy was India's primary instrument of sea power and it was playing an enhanced role in national security and nation building. PTI
Kovind presented President's Colour to the submarine arm of the Indian Navy, which is celebrating its golden jubilee, in recognition of its extraordinary service to the nation in the past 50 years. PTI
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Kovind presented President's Colour to the submarine arm of the Indian Navy, which is celebrating its golden jubilee, in recognition of its extraordinary service to the nation in the past 50 years. PTI
Till date, 17 submarines of the navy have been awarded the Chief of Naval Staff's Unit Citation for exceptional service. "The navy is India's primary instrument of sea power. It is also the guardian of our maritime interests, both military and civilian," Kovind said. PTI
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Till date, 17 submarines of the navy have been awarded the Chief of Naval Staff's Unit Citation for exceptional service. "The navy is India's primary instrument of sea power. It is also the guardian of our maritime interests, both military and civilian," Kovind said. PTI
He expressed happiness that the submarine technology was now part of the government's "Make in India" programme. "This will strengthen our capabilities in the years to come," the president said. Image courtesy: Twitter @rashtrapatibhvn
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He expressed happiness that the submarine technology was now part of the government's "Make in India" programme. "This will strengthen our capabilities in the years to come," the president said. Image courtesy: Twitter @rashtrapatibhvn
Commending the role being played by the submarine arm over the past 50 years, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces said submarines and their crew had been a crucial part of the navy's operations. PTI
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Commending the role being played by the submarine arm over the past 50 years, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces said submarines and their crew had been a crucial part of the navy's operations. PTI