Defence Minister Flags off Women’s Circumnavigation Expedition

Posted on:11 Sep 2017 11:05:36
Defence Minister Flags off Women’s Circumnavigation Expedition
11 September 2017 Current Affairs: Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flagged off the Navika Sagar Parikrama by an all-women crew of Indian Navy aboard Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini from INS Mandovi jetty in Goa.

It is the first attempt by an Indian all-women crew to circumnavigate the globe.

The expedition will cover Australia, New Zealand, Falklands and South Africa.

It is expected to be completed by 160 days.
Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flagged off the Navika Sagar Parikrama by an all-women crew of Indian Navy aboard Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini from INS Mandovi jetty in Goa.

It is the first attempt by an Indian all-women crew to circumnavigate the globe.

The expedition will cover Australia, New Zealand, Falklands and South Africa.

It is expected to be completed by 160 days.

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