A team of officers and sailors of the naval base here will undertake a bicycle expedition from Karwar to Mangalore and back from Monday to March 24.

The expedition will be flagged off on Monday at the Kadamba Gate by Rear Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding, Karnataka Naval Area. The team will reach Mangalore on March 21 and commence return journey the following day to reach Karwar on March 24. .

The expedition is being organised to raise awareness among the youth of Karnataka about the senior secondary drive being held on March 29 at INS Kadamba Karwar especially for domicile of Karnataka. The expedition team will explain about the required documents to be brought and eligibility criteria for the recruitment drive during the period of expedition, according to a press release from INS Kadamba said.

All candidates meeting the eligibility criteria may report at Arga Main Gate, Naval Base Karwar, on March 29 at 6 a.m. for the recruitment test by the naval authorities.