Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of Southern Naval
Command, on Thursday called on Kerala Governor Arif Muhammad
Khan in Thiruvananthapuram.
A Defence release said Admiral Chawla briefed the
governor on the various initiative taken by Indian Navy to
overcome the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"The C-in-C also highlighted the activities being
conducted and planned by Indian Navy towards "SwarnimVijay
Varsh" beingcelebrated by Indian Armed Forces to commemorate
the victory of 1971 war which led to the liberation of
Bangladesh and "AzadiKa Amrit Mahotsav"to commemorate the
75th Anniversary of India''s Independence," it said.
The Vice Admiral also highlighted the various
initiatives taken by Southern Naval Command towards
enviornment protection and ecosystem restoration.
Later, Chawla interacted with other government
dignitaries, and discussed important issues of common
interest to the Indian Navy and Kerala, the release added.