INS India - Base Depot Ship of Indian Navy Celebrates Platinum Jubilee at New Delhi


INS India, the base depot ship of Indian Navy celebrated its 75th anniversary (Platinum Jubilee) on 13 July 2016 at New Delhi. To celebrate this grand occasion, a series of events were organised.

  • A Health Run and a Dream Walk was organised for naval personnel and their families.
  • Nearby 350 runners of various age groups participated in the event with full enthusiasm.
  • Cmde BK Munjal, VSM, Station Commander motivated people to live a healthy life.
  • Traditional Barakhana was organised for sailors and their families and patriotic cultural program organised for children, ladies and personnel.
  • Blood donation camp was also organised. 128 units of blood was collected from volunteers, Flag Officers, Officers, sailors, Defence Civilians and their families as a contribution towards social welfare.
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About INS:

  • In 1941 India was established as HMIS India as a small unit.
  • It complement of just a handful of officers and sailors.
  • It rechristened as INS India on 26 Jan 1950.
  • The base depot ship (stone ship in naval parlance) has the pleasure of being the Flagship of the Chief of the Naval Staff.
  • Establishment in New Delhi with a plethora of duties and responsibilities.
  • All officers and sailors borne in Naval Headquarters and other units at Delhi It provide administrative and logistics cover.
  • The establishment has seen as many as 32 Commanding Officers, In 75 years of transition of INS India.

- Published/Last Modified on: July 14, 2016