Curtain Raiser - Naval Investiture Ceremony 2022 to be Held at Kochi on May 4, 2022

May 3, 2022

The Naval Investiture Ceremony - 2022 to felicitate Naval personnel who have demonstrated gallant acts, leadership, professional achievements and distinguished service of high order will be held at Naval Base, Kochi on May 4, 2022. Adm R. Hari Kumar, Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) on behalf of the President of India, will confer the Gallantry and Distinguished Service awards to the recipients during the investiture ceremony.

During the ceremony, 31 awardees including 06 Nao Sena Medals (Gallantry), 08 Nao Sena Medals (Devotion to Duty), 17 Vishisht Seva Medals will be presented with medals. In addition, Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak, Lt V.K. Jain Memorial Gold Medal, Capt Ravi Dhir Memorial Gold Medal, CNS Trophy for best Green Practice and Unit Citations will also be presented.

The ceremony will be witnessed by the spouses and families of awardees as well as by senior dignitaries of the Indian Navy.