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Commodore JS Dhanoa has taken over as the Commanding Officer of the Indian Naval Ship Valsura, a premier electrical training establishment of the Indian Navy at Jamnagar in Gujarat, officials said on Sunday.
He assumed the duties from outgoing Commodore Gautam Marwaha at a ceremonial parade held on Saturday, according to a defence release.
Commodore Marwaha commanded INS Valsura from May 24, 2021 and the unit was awarded the President's Colour on March 25, 2022, it said.
He has served onboard frontline warships, namely Ganga, Brahmaputra and Talwar, as per the release.
He is a recipient of the V K Jain Gold Medal for applied research, it said.
INS Valsura started as a Torpedo Training School in 1942 and has now grown into one of the country's foremost technological training institutions sprawling over 600 acres of area in Jamnagar district.
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First Published: Sun, July 24 2022. 18:08 IST