215th Regular Intake Pass out at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa

Three hundred and seventy-three (373) naval recruits belonging to the 215th Regular Intake of the Sri Lanka Navy passed out at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa on 01st March 2014. Director General Procurement and Services, Rear Admiral Sarath Dissanayaka participated as the Chief Guest and took the salute. Commander North Central Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sisira Jayakody, the senior naval officers, parents and well-wishers were also present on the occasion.

The 215th Regular Intake comprising 343 sailors and 30 women sailors was trained at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa. Recruit SS Rathnayaka was adjudged the Best Recruit while Woman Recruit ASAM Rupasinghe was selected the Recruit with the highest aggregate in all subjects. Recruit CGMIM Thilakasiri won the award for the Best Sportsman while Woman Recruit AGAC Wijerathna won the award for the Best Sportswoman. Recruit SHCID Piyasena won the award for the Best Marksman. Udara Division was selected the Best Division.