Indian Navy

03/31/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/30/2021 23:58

Car, Bike and Cycle Rallies Flagged-off to Mark 'Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav' and Golden Jubilee of Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam

A 75 member Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam employees rally comprising of Motor Cars, Motor Cycles and an All-Women Cycle rallies were flagged off today from Visakhapatnam by Vice Admiral K Srinivas, AVSM, NM, VSM, Project Director, Shipbuilding Centre, Visakhapatnam to commemorate 'Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav' 75 years of India's Independence Celebrations and Golden Jubilee of Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam (NDV).

These rallies aim at tapping the MSMEs and other major industries for partnering with the Dockyard in repairs/refits of the ships and expanding indigenization as well as capacity-building efforts. They also showcase capabilities of the Yard and areas of partnership with NDV. The Motor car rally would be covering a total distance of 5000 km and interact with MSMEs and major Indian industries in 12 cities. The All-Women's Cycle Rally aims to tap the expertise of local industries at Autonagar Industrial Park, Visakhapatnam.

The Golden Jubilee year of NDV being celebrated from 29 March 2021 till 28 March 2022 to promote the motto of 'Self Reliance - Atmanirbhar' in all its endeavours, which has been a hallmark of the Dockyard's success.