Indian Navy announces instituting two trophies in memory of General Bipin Rawat

Indian Navy announces instituting two trophies in memory of General Bipin Rawat

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Category : Awards Published on: March 17 2023

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  • The Indian Navy has announced instituting two awards in memory of India's first Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat.
  • The Navy made the announcement on the eve of the late General's 65th birth anniversary on March 16.
  • The first trophy would be Gen Bipin Rawat rolling trophy for the 'Women Agniveer Trainee standing first in overall order of merit'.
  • the trophy for the current year will be presented by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral R Hari Kumar during the 'Passing Out Parade' of the first batch of Navy Agniveers on March 28 at the Navy's premier sailors training centre INS Chilka.
  • The second award would be Gen Bipin Rawat rolling trophy for the 'Most Spirited Officer' undergoing the Naval higher command course at Naval War College (NWC) in Goa.
  • Gen Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 12 other military personnel were died in a helicopter crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on December 8, 2021.
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