Staff Reporter

KOCHI: The Naval Ship Repair Yard in Kochi, NSRY(K), which comes under the Southern Naval Command, has received ISO 9001: 2000 certificate of the Indian Register of Quality Systems (IRQS).

A certification ceremony was held at the Yard on Friday. Rear-Admiral Andrea Aroume, Principal of the Naval Academy, presided over the function. Sudheesh Kumar,

Managing Director, IRQS, handed over the certificate to Commodore Superintendent of the Yard A.K. Verma. Senior officers of the Command and staff of the Yard attended the function.

With this, the NSRY(K) has achieved the distinction of getting all its activities covered by certification.

With 1,200 civilian employees, the Yard undertakes refits, repairs and maintenance of naval ships and aircraft of the Navy and Coast Guard.