December 7, 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveil a new ensign of the Indian Navy during the commissioning of the country’s first indigenously-built aircraft carrier- INS Vikrant.

On Friday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the new Naval Ensign (flag) for the Indian Navy and commissioned the country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, at Cochin Shipyard Limited. The Prime Minister stated that India had abandoned its colonial past in a speech to Chhatrapathi Shivaji after the INS Vikrant, built at a cost of Rs 20,000 crore. The warship was constructed using technology and gear that was indigenous to India that was provided by more than 100 MSMEs.

At the INS Vikrant’s commissioning ceremony in Kochi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the Indian Navy flag while displaying the new ensign.
Narendra Modi, the prime minister, has officially launched INS Vikrant. The ship has now officially joined the fleet of the Indian Navy. The INS Vikrant, an AatmaNirbhar Bharat brilliant beacon that was designed by the Indian Navy and built by CSL Cochin, is about to be commissioned into the Indian Navy.

As the largest ship ever built in India’s maritime history at a cost of Rs 20,000 crore, has now formally joined the Indian Navy fleet.

“When INS Vikrant descends to protect our maritime zone, many women soldiers of the Navy will also be stationed there. With the immense power of the ocean, boundless female power, it will become the identity of New India,” PM Narendra Modi said.

“Vikrant is large and grand, Vikrant is distinct, Vikrant is special. Vikrant is not just a warship, it is the evidence of the hardwork, talent, impact and commitment of India of the 21st century,” he added.

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