The Indian Navy is the naval branch of the Indian Armed Forces. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Navy. The Chief of Naval Staff, a four-star admiral, commands the navy.
The MARCOS commandos of Indian Navy reached out to the fishermen community at Wular Lake to spread awareness about the novel coronavirus.
Indian Navy personnel will contribute their one-day salary to the PM-CARES Fund to support the national efforts in managing the COVID-19.
(IANS) As movement of trucks remained on a standstill following the nationwide lockdown, the Indian Navy transported a shipment of 60,000 masks from the national capital to Goa on Friday.
The Indian Navy on Friday pressed its reconnaissance aircraft to contribute to the fight against coronavirus, ferrying 60,000 face masks for health workers in Goa.
A team of four doctors from the Goa State Health Department was transported to Pune on Wednesday by a Dornier aircraft of the Indian Navy to undergo training to set up a coronavirus test facility in Goa.
In the wake of coronavirus scare in the country, the Indian Navy has issued guidelines for personnel to work from home while meeting requirements of essential operations, the force said on Tuesday.
Even as it is supporting the fight against Coronovirus on land, the Indian Navy is maintaining a Hawkeye in the Indian Ocean Region as it tracked Pakistani and Chinese Navy movements separately.
In the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic, the Navy has issued guidelines and is monitoring the health of its officers and sailors.
In a landmark judgment the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted the demand for a permanent commission to women officers in the Indian Navy, weeks after serving women officers of the Indian Army got a similar ruling in their favour.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed permanent commission to serving women officers in Indian Navy in all eligible branches and directed the Centre to comply with its order within three months.