Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) accompanied by Mrs. Reena Lanba, President of the Navy Wives Welfare Association (NWWA) arrived at Port Blair on their five-day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) on January 31, 2017. He was received by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief, ANC.
After arrival at Port Blair, Admiral Lanba called on the Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Prof. Jagdish Mukhi. Subsequently during briefing at HQ ANC, he was updated on the operational preparedness of the Andaman and Nicobar Command. He reviewed the infrastructure development and future plans of ANC.
In the next four days the Chairman COSC and CNS will be visiting the various outlying units of HQ ANC and interacting with the troops located there to get a first-hand overview of their preparedness and well-being. During the course of his visits the Chairman COSC and CNS would be visiting Air Force Station Car Nicobar (Carnic) where he will be paying his tributes to the martyrs at the Tsunami Memorial. He would also be visiting INS Baaz at Campbell Bay, INS Kardip at Kamorta Island and Naval Air Station.