President’s Colours Awards to INS Shivaji on its 75 years of Service
On February 13, 2020, President Ram Nath Kovind presented the President’s Colours Awards to INS Shivaji. The Indian Naval Station Shivaji has completed 75 years of service. Last year, the award was given to Indian Naval Academy.
The award was presented to the Indian Naval Station at Lonavala. The station was commissioned as HMIS (Her Majesty’s Indian Ship) in 1945. The motto of the ship establishment is
Motto: Karmasu Kaushalam (Skill at Work)
The Station has rendered 75 years of service to the country by providing training to the personnel from Coast Guard, Indian Navy and also for Naval personnel from other countries. The Courses at INS Shivaji are conducted by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education)
About INS Shivaji
The INS Shivaji houses Naval Engineering College that trains officers of Indian Navy and Indian Coastal Guards. It is located near Bhushi Dam. There are three premier institutions at INS Shivaji. It includes Centre of Excellence, Centre of Marine Engineering and Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence School.