According to a press release, the ceremony will be a scaled-down event without the presence of parents and guests of trainees, considering the precautions to be followed during COVID -19 crisis.
The trainees who will complete their training, comprise four different courses of Spring Term 2020, viz., 98th Indian Naval Academy Course (B.Tech), 98th Indian Naval Academy Course (MSc), 29th Naval Orientation Course (Extended) and 30th Naval Orientation Course (Regular), including Coast Guard and trainees from friendly foreign countries.
The passing out trainees were administered the Oath of Allegiance by Rear Admiral Tarun Sobti, VSM, Deputy Commandant and Chief Instructor, INA on June 10.
To commemorate the sacrifices of the brave soldiers of the country, a wreath-laying ceremony was also conducted at the War Memorial "Prerna Sthal" of INA. These trainees will move to their professional schools and downstream units, directly from INA by service transport on completion of the course, said the release.
Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command, will be the Chief Guest for the Course Completion Ceremony. (ANI)