Karwar: As part of "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav", a series of activities at Naval Station Karwar were conducted to commemorate the event.
The activities included commencing 'Joy of Giving Week’ with effect from 03 August, Shramdaan at Raghavendra, Asha Niketan and Saraswati shelter homes/ schools at Karwar and Blood donation by 75 Personnel at Karwar Institute of Medical Sciences.
The crew of the Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya donated over 4 Lakh rupees for buying essential items for three Schools in Uttar Kannada.
Capability enhancement of Raghavendra Residential School for Special Children and Old Age Home, Yellapur was undertaken by providing 25 beds and essential commodities.
Heads of all three institutions and teachers lauded the efforts and initiatives undertaken by the ship.
The ship also conducted 'Mission 75 X 75’ wherein 75 hours of Shramdaan is being rendered by 75 personnel to beautify and paint Asha Niketan School for the hearing impaired in Karwar and also installed a Solar water heater.
Other activities that were conducted included a plantation drive of 75 saplings, cleaning of 7.5 Km of the Beach stretch and 7.5 Km run by 750 personnel.
The celebrations were undertaken with due regard to Covid-19 appropriate behavior.