Eastern Naval Command: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Aerial Seeding by Indian Navy Helicopters in Vishakhapatnam

On October 2, 2020, the Indian Navy along with Greater Vishakhapatnam Municipal Corporation had undertaken Aerial Seeding in Vishakhapatnam. The initiative is aimed to increase green cover in and around Vishakhapatnam. Highlights The event was flagged off by MPs of Rajya Sabha and Commanding-in-Chief of the East Naval Command (ENC) of Vishakhapatnam. Around 6.25 tonnes ..

Vishakhapatnam gearing up for “MILAN 2020”

Visakhapatnam, the City of Destiny, is getting ready to host the International Naval event `MILAN’ in March 2020, after successfully hosting the International Fleet Review (IFR) in February 2016. The Chief of Staff of the Eastern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Satish Namdeo Ghormade reviewed the preparation for the mega event on Tuesday, 7th January 2020. ..

Karambir Singh takes charge as new Chief of Naval Staff (CNS)

Admiral Karambir Singh has taken charge as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) from Adm. Sunil Lanba, who stepped down upon retirement. He is the first helicopter pilot of the Navy to become the CNS. Prior to this post, Adm. Singh was the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of the Eastern Naval Command, headquartered ..

INS Kozhikode decommissioned after 3 decades of service

Indian Naval Ship Kozhikode was decommissioned in a ceremony held at Naval Jetty, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Vice Admiral S.N. Ghormade, Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command, was the chief guest on the occasion. INS Kozhikode gracefully retired as an operational ship after 3 decades of service in the Indian Navy. As part of the decommissioning ..

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh designated as next Chief of Naval Staff

Government of India has designated Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as next Chief of the Naval Staff with effect from May 31, 2019. Presently, he is a Flag Officer Commander-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command The present Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lamba retires on the same day. Vice Admiral Karambir Singh was born on 3rd November, ..