ENC hosts 5-day training for 15 marine police officers from eight coastal districts

The training capsule, conducted under the aegis of the naval officer-in-charge Andhra Pradesh, included classroom instructions on seamanship, navigation, communication, damage control, and firefighting.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  25 Dec 2021 2:11 PM GMT
ENC hosts 5-day training for 15 marine police officers from eight coastal districts

Visakhapatnam: As a part of the coastal security initiatives at Eastern Naval Command, a maiden coastal security training capsule for 15 marine police officers from eight coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh was conducted at Sagar Prahari Bal (Vizag) from 20-24 December.

The training capsule, conducted under the aegis of the naval officer-in-charge Andhra Pradesh, included classroom instructions on seamanship, navigation, communication, damage control, and firefighting. Practical training was imparted onboard a fast interceptor craft and included harbour familiarization, coastal navigation and patrol, the method for reporting of contacts, and challenging procedures.


The training capsule culminated with the distribution of certificates of participation and interaction with Cmde. M.G Raju, the naval officer-in-charge, Andhra Pradesh.


Meanwhile, Vice Adm. Biswajit Dasgupta, flag officer commanding-in-chief, Eastern Naval Command, presented the ENC Rajbhasha Winners Trophy 2020-21 to the Naval Dockyard and the runners-up trophy to INS Dega during the half-yearly command staff meeting held at ENC headquarters on 24 December.


Eastern Naval Command has been awarding these trophies annually to its units for doing maximum official work in Hindi, as per the directives issued by the department of official language, Union ministry of Home Affairs.

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