Passing Out Parade of the third batch of Agniveers scheduled at INS Chilka on 15 Mar 24

The Passing Out Parade (POP) of the third batch of ‘Agniveers’ is scheduled at INS Chilka on 15 March 24.

Noteworthy, the Union Cabinet of India on 14th June 2022 approved an attractive recruitment scheme for Indian youth to serve in the Armed Forces called ‘AGNIPATH’ and the youth selected under this scheme will be known as ‘Agniveers’.

AGNIPATH allows patriotic and motivated youth to serve in the Armed Forces for a period of four years.

Basically, the AGNIPATH scheme has been designed to enable a youthful profile of the Armed Forces.

As for this POP, it marks the successful culmination of training of approx. 2600 Agniveers, including women Agniveers who have undergone rigorous training at Chilka.

Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief of the Naval Staff, will be the Chief Guest and review the post sunset POP.

Also, Vice Admiral V Srinivas, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command will be present for the POP.

This momentous event will be witnessed by the proud family members of the passing out Agniveer course.

Besides this, various high achiever veterans and sports personalities will also be present during the ceremony inspiring the Agniveers with their remarkable achievements.

The Chief of Naval Staff will also attend the valedictory function and present awards and trophies to various divisions and unveil the bilingual trainees’ magazine ‘Ankur’.