The SRM NCC Naval Troop was inaugurated at SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST), Kattankulathur as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava observed nationwide to commemorate the 75th Year of Independence and Navy Day.
Organised by NCC Dte (TN P & AN) in association with SRMIST. The inauguration was done by Group Commander Gp Capt T. Arunachalam in the presence of Officer Commanding Lt Cdr Lalith Kumar CR, SRMIST’s Vice Chancellor Dr. C. Muthamizhchelvan, and Registrar Dr. S. Ponnusamy.
As part of the National Navy Day celebration a Boat Pulling Regatta for the 4 (TN) Naval Tech Unit NCC was held. About seven teams took part in this contest which was flagged off by Gp Capt T. Arunachalam. This was part of the nationwide event that is being held in 75 locations in the country.
In his address, Gp Capt T. Arunachalam said, “Navy Day is celebrated each year to remember the valor and courage shown by the Navy in 1971 war.” He also wished SRMIST for opening the NCC Navel wing in the Institution and offered his support where was possible.
The annual report was read out by ANO/ Army Lt. P. Jekan and the vote of thanks was presented by CTO/ Navy Dr. Sakthi Prasath.
The winners of the boat pulling regatta Team Vishal and Team Vikramaditya were awarded medals and felicitated by Gp Capt T. Arunachalam and Dr. C. Muthamizhchelvan.