VIVEK YATRA – KOLKATA TO ANDAMAN

VIVEK  YATRA  –  KOLKATA   TO   ANDAMAN

ROWING  & WIND  SAILING EXPEDITION

IN  ORDER TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH BIRTH   ANNIVERSARY OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA AND ALSO TO MARK  THE SILVER JUBILEE OF THE SEA EXPLORERS’ INSTITUTE, A HIGH-SEA  EXPEDITION HAS BEEN ORGANIZED ACROSS THE BAY OF BENGAL.

SEVEN  YOUNG MEN WILL SET OUT FROM  KOLKATA  TO PORT BLAIR (ANDAMAN ISLANDS)  ON A  SMALL  OPEN BOAT OF  27 FT. –  ROWING AND WIND SAILING FOR  30/35 DAYS TO REACH THE DESTINATION.

IT IS A  CLARION  CALL  TO THE YOUTH OF NATION TO WAKE UP,  TO PROCEED, TO ADVANCE TO CROSS THE WAVES OF  HUDDLES  AND DIFFICULTIES – WHICH  SWAMIJI TAUGHT.

THE INDIAN NAVY HAS EXTENDED THEIR SUPPORT AND  THE MINISTRY OF YOUTH AFFAIRS AND  SPORTS, GOVT. OF INDIA  HAS SPONSORED  THE EXPEDITION.

FOOD,  WATER AND  WHATEVER POSSIBLE FOR THE SUSTENANCE  ARE CARRIED ALONG WITH  THE

TEAM.  NAVIGATIONAL  CHARTS, COMPASS, GPS, TORCH ETC. ARE SOME OF THE FEW IMPORTANT ITEMS WHICH THEY WOULD   CARRY FOR THE WAY.

Team Members :

1.  Shri. A. K. Singh,                Indian Navy

2. Shri Tapas Chowdhury ,   SEI

3. Shri  Ratnadip Bose,           SEI

4. Shri Puspen Samanta,        SEI

5. Shri Rupak Dutta,                SEI

6. Shri Aseem Mondal,           SEI

7. Shri Shibu Maity,                SEI

THE FLAG OFF CEREMONY IS ON  16TH JANUARY, 2013  (WEDNESDAY)  AT 2.OO PM AT THE  INSTITUTE  PREMISES (OUTRAM GHAT, STRAND ROAD, KOLKATA-700 021)

WE  REQUEST YOUR KIND PRESENCE ON THE OCCASION..

ROUTE - MAP -  KOLKATA   to   PORT BLAIR  ( Andaman  Islands )
ROUTE – MAP – KOLKATA to PORT BLAIR ( Andaman Islands )
Making the Boat ready for the Expedition
Making the Boat ready for the Expedition

Making the Boat ready for the Expedition
Making the Boat ready for the Expedition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class room study on Chart - reading

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class room study on Chart - reading

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tough practice going on . . . . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOUGHENING IN THE WAVES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOUGHENING  IN THE WAVES
TOUGHENING IN THE WAVES

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