Indian Navy Car Rally team (Khamree mo Sikkim) visited the border area outpost of 159 BN BSF on 07 Oct 23 which aimed at bolstering India’s coastal security and strengthening inter-service cooperation. The rally made a rendezvous with staff of 159 BN BSF and was escorted by armed BSF personnel to the border outpost where the team interacted with BSF officers and jawans.
The team also conducted an outreach programme with children of border villages which was facilitated by the159 BN BSF. The youth, both boys and girls aged between 14-18 years were thrilled with the presence of Naval Officers in their area and were excited to know about opportunities in the Navy. Children had the opportunity to learn about various roles, including technical and non-technical positions in the Indian Navy and about the Agnipath scheme,inspiring them to dawn the whites and serve the nation.
A Motor Car Expedition, Khamree Mo Sikkim! (Hello Sikkim) from INS Shivaji at Lonavala, Maharashtra traversing several states covering a distance of 6500 km is flagged off from INS Shivaji from 24 Sep 23. The team comprises of Naval personnel including women officers and NWWA members showcasing ‘Nari Shakti’. The event aims to promote participation of in defence services, enhance maritime consciousness in the region, strengthen nation-building and to Interact with Naval Veterans/ Veer Naaris enroute and with Army formations for better joint Manship. The team was flagged off from Siliguri on 07 Oct 23 and reached Malda, West Bengal on the same day.