Navika Sagar Parikrama : Indian Navy’s All women Team to Circumnavigate Globe

Under project Navika Sagar Parikrama, a team of women officers of the Indian Navy would circumnavigate the globe on an Indian-built sail boat INSV Tarini. This is the first ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew.

The project is considered essential towards promoting Ocean Sailing activities in the Navy while depicting Government of India’s thrust for ‘Nari Shakti’.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • Defence minister of India is Arun Jaitley.
  • Current Chief of the Naval Staff is Admiral Sunil Lanba. 
  • Tarini was inducted into the Indian Navy on February 18, 2017.
Source- Press Information Bureau(PIB)


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