The Indian Navy Submarine Commanding Officer Was Among The Gallantry Awardees, Navy Investiture Event In Kochi

The Nau Sena Medal was granted to Captain Sunil S Korti, Commanding Officer of an Indian Navy submarine, for demonstrating an uncommon act of unusual courage and greatly contributing to national security.

Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar presented him with the Nau Sena medal for valour during an investiture ceremony on Wednesday at the Naval Base in Kochi.

The Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak was resurrected (posthumously) by the father of Sailor Ramavtar Godara, who made the ultimate sacrifice while attempting to save an unknown man drowning in a water reservoir in Rajasthan’s Nagaur district.

During the investiture event, Admiral R Hari Kumar, on behalf of the President of India, presented the winners with the Gallantry and Distinguished Service awards, according to an Indian Navy official.

The recipients received a total of 31 medals during the ceremony, including six Nao Sena Medals (Gallantry), eight Nao Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty), and 17 Vishisht Seva Medals.

Additionally, on August 10, 2020, the Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak was bestowed (posthumously) to the Father of Ramavtar Godara, COM I (EW), who offered the ultimate sacrifice while attempting to save an unknown individual drowning in a water reservoir in Nagaur district, Rajasthan.

During the event, the CNS presented the Lt VK Jain Memorial Gold Medal for pioneering research in the fields of weapon enhancement and electrical engineering, as well as the Capt Ravi Dhir Memorial Gold Medal for improving flight safety.

In the industrial and non-industrial categories, the CNS Trophy for Best Green Practice 2021 was presented to INS Eksila and INS Hamla, respectively.

The Indian Naval Ships Tarkash, Nireekshak, Khanderi, and Astradharani received unit citations in the operational units category.

The unit citations for shore establishments were given to the INS Angre, NSRY (Port Blair), INS Dega, and INS Hamla, all of which had outstanding accomplishments throughout the previous year.

The ceremony was attended by the honorees’ spouses and families, as well as a number of top Indian Navy leaders. (ANI)

This report was generated automatically by the ANI news service. Its content is not the responsibility of ThePrint.

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