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186 OFFICERS PASS OUT FROM OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY CHENNAI TO JOIN THE INDIAN ARMY


PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU (DEFENCE WING) GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

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Chennai

29 Oct 2022

186 OFFICERS PASS OUT FROM OFFICERS TRAINING ACADEMY TO JOIN THE INDIAN ARMY

On 29 Oct 2022, a spectacular military parade at the Parameshwaran Drill Square of Officers Training Academy, Chennai marked the passing out ceremony of Short Service Commissioned Officers of the batches SSC-114 and SSC(W)-28 of gentlemen officers and ladies respectively. The immaculate drill of Officer Cadets marching to enthralling martial tunes left the audience spellbound. It was a proud moment for the officer cadets and their parents, as also the Instructors and Administrative Staff of OTA Chennai, who over the last one year of integrated training have seen the transformation of these proud men and women into future leaders of the Indian Army.

A total of 151 Gentlemen Cadets and 35 Women Cadets Courses got commissioned into various Arms and Services of the Indian Army today. 08 Gentlemen Cadets and 28 Women Cadets from Friendly Foreign countries also completed their training.

The Parade was reviewed by Lieutenant General Batoo Tshering Chief Operation Officer, Royal Bhutan Army, who also presented the Sword of Honour to M Pavithra, OTA Gold Medal to Gourav Saklani, Silver Medal to M Pavithra and the Bronze Medal to Shubham Mallikarjun Nesaragi. The Reviewing Officer complimented the officer cadets and Staff of the Officers Training Academy on the excellent all-round standards achieved. He exhorted the Cadets of the Passing Out Courses to always adhere to the core military values of ‘Selfless Service to the Nation’ and strive for excellence in all their endeavours.


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Lieutenant General Batoo Tshering Chief Operation Officer, Royal Bhutan Army reviews the Parade

Cadets in various moods after the Commission Ceremony