The inherent and original designed warship INS Kolkata, is been dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi. Some of might you know, but in actual INS Kolkata is described as proof of India`s “Buddhi Bal” that means intellectual capabilities by Prime Minister addressing naval officers and sailors at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai and
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The Defense Minister Shri Arun Jaitley congratulated the Navy on the commissioning of INS Kolkata.
The Governor of Maharashtra Shri K. Sankaranarayanan, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Prithviraj Chavan, the Chief of Army Staff Admiral R.K. Dhowan, the National Security Advisor Shri Ajit Doval, the Defense Secretary Shri R.K. Mathur, and senior officers of the Army, Navy and Air Force were present on the prestigious occasion.
INS Kolkata is a great communication platform that plays vital role as it is the biggest indigenous defense production which displayed not only the physical powers that is ‘Baahu Bal’ but also scientific and technical intelligence that is ‘Buddhi Bal’ showing our manufacturing capabilities. It will be useful in securing India`s trade interests at sea.
The Prime Minister also said that, “today, maritime security was a vital aspect of global trade, and India was playing its part in securing global trade.”
On the occasion PM Narendra Modi said, “India`s aim is to achieve such prowess in its defense capabilities, that no one dares to cast an evil glance at India.” He also visited various facilities onboard INS Kolkata. PM told that there are various provisions in the budget for defense, he wants the world’s best defense equipment manufacturers to set up manufacturing production industry in India itself so that India need not have to depend on other countries for the equipment and become independent. He also saluted and praised the Indian armed forces jawan for defending the country.