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INS Valsura

Located in Rozi Island in the Gulf of Kutch, five kms from Jamnagar, INS Valsura has a serene surrounding and temperate weather as nature's gift. The establishment was commissioned on December 15, 1942 by Col Digvijay Singhji, the Jamsaheb of Nawanagar, as a torpedo training school to counter the menace created by the German U-boats to Allied shipping during World War II. Formation of electrical branch in the Navy in 1947 resulted in INS Valsura becoming the alma mater for the electrical branch. Since then, thousands of officers and sailors have passed out of its portals to take care of a wide array of systems on-board and offshore in combat.

The INS Valsura is one of the oldest establishments of the Indian Navy. While keeping pace with the recent technological developments, the establishment is striving for excellence in technology, It has its roots firm in the service ethos of character building and an all-round development of the trainees. Apart from being excellent in profession, INS Valsura has also excelled in other spheres of life. Facilities are available for physical and mental development at Valsura. INS Valsura has also won the Tri-services Trophy.

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