The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence headed by its Chairman, Jual Oram visited the sailors training establishment of the Indian Navy, INS Chilka in Kochi today.
The committee members were given a presentation on the revamping of training for Defence personnel in the wake of the latest technological advancements.
They also held discussions is with senior officers of the naval establishment and visited various training facilities and trainee accommodation blocks.
The committee members paid tributes to the fallen sailors at Prerna Sthal, the War Memorial, in remembrance of the alumni of INS Chilka, who laid down their lives for the country.
INS Chilka is the only ab-initio training establishment of the Indian Navy, which trains more than 6600 raw recruits annually.