INS Dronacharya, the premier gunnery faculty of the Indian Navy, will obtain the celebrated President’s Color on Thursday in recognition of its commendable companies. President Droupadi Murmu will confer the award, in keeping with the defence ministry. The award is taken into account the very best honour that the President, who can be the Supreme Commander of the three companies, bestows on a unit for its distinctive service to the nation.
“INS Dronacharya, the gunnery faculty of the Indian Navy, is being awarded the celebrated President’s Color on March 16 by President of India, Droupadi Murmu,” the ministry mentioned in an announcement.
Positioned in Kochi, INS Dronacharya is entrusted with the coaching of officers and sailors of the Navy, Coast Guard and pleasant international maritime forces on all points of gunnery and missile warfare.
Coaching of officers and sailors to ship ordnance on course successfully is the core focus of INS Dronacharya.
INS Dronacharya was designated because the Centre for Excellence in gunnery and missile warfare in 2004.
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“The unit is affiliated with the Indian Military College of Artillery within the spirit of jointmanship. The alumni of the establishment have distinguished themselves in conflict and peace by exemplary acts of braveness, unwavering dedication and impeccable professionalism,” the ministry mentioned in an announcement.
It mentioned alumni of INS Dronacharya embody one Mahavir Chakra, Kirti Chakra and Yudh Seva Medal, 5 Veer Chakra and 7 Shaurya Chakra awardees.
“The Gunnery College has developed over a time frame to grow to be an establishment of worldwide reputation offering coaching on all sides of gunnery and missile warfare,” the ministry mentioned.
The ceremonial parade for the presentation of colors could be reviewed by the President.
The governor and chief minister of Kerala will even be current on the event.
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