Admiral JG Nadkarni Memorial Lecture 2021

After a long hiatus on account of the Covid 19 pandemic, the Navy Foundation Pune Chapter held the second Admiral JG Nadkarni Memorial lecture at the Central Park hotel from 1030 hrs onwards on 03 Oct 2021. The lecture was also simultaneously live-streamed through the Zoom platform for veterans who were unable to attend in person.

Following the welcome address by Cmde PK Malhotra (retd), President NFPC, RAdm RJ Nadkarni (retd), son of the late Adm JG Nadkarni paid tribute to his father’s memory and legacy.

Thereafter, Air Marshal Bhushan Gokhale (retd), Director CASS spoke of Adm Nadkarni’s contribution to CASS as its co-founder and first Director.

The Keynote Address was then delivered by VAdm Pradeep Chauhan (retd) on the topic “Dealing with the Chinese Maritime Challenge in the IOR”, who in his inimitable style threw up some fresh and thought-provoking perspectives on the subject while keeping the audience totally engrossed.

On completion of the lecture, mementoes were presented to the various speakers and a Vote of Thanks was delivered by Cmde Ajay Chitnis.

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