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INS Chilka:2/6/24  General Anil Chauhan, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) visited INS Chilka, the premier ab initio training establishment of the Indian Navy for Agniveers on 01 Jun 24. The CDS was briefed on the pivotal role played by INS Chilka in shaping future sea warriors of the Indian Navy. An overview of training activities along with an analysis of Agniveer batches trained to date at Chilka was provided.

The CDS interacted with the Agniveers. During his address, he brought out that the implementation of  ‘Agnipath Scheme’ has been one of the major reforms towards maintaining a youthful profile in the services and nation building by providing skilled, disciplined and motivated youth. He exhorted the Agniveers to focus on training to become technologically proficient sea warriors. During the interaction, he took on various queries of the Agniveers.To gain insight into Agniveer training in the Navy, CDS took a short tour of the training infrastructure. He complimented the training faculty for imparting high standards of training and shaping the next generation of sea warriors.

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