Staff Reporter

KOCHI: The Navigation and Direction (ND) School under the Southern Naval Command celebrated its 55th anniversary here on Wednesday. Rear Admiral Andre Aroume, Principal, Naval Academy was the chief guest on the occasion.

Rear Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of Staff, Southern Naval Command, released the school’s professional magazine ‘Dhruv’. Captain Biswajith Dasgupta, Officer-in-charge, ND School, welcomed the gathering.

A press release said that specialist navigators, heads of other training schools and officers from the Coast Guard participated in the celebrations. Commissioned in 1952, the ND School has grown into a full-fledged institution.