Arunachal Youth Creates History, Becomes 1st To Join Indian Navy

Chaphoa Wangno indian-navy

Story highlights

  • Chaphoa Wangno from Arunachal becomes first to join Indian Navy in the state
  • He joins Indian Naval Armament Inspection Executive Branch as Sub-Lieutenant
  • He is graduated from Indian Naval Academy at Payyanur district in Kerala

A young and energetic millennial from the Land of Dawn-lit Mountains, Arunachal Pradesh has created history as he becomes the first in the state to join Indian Navy. This is a proud moment for the whole state on his big achievement.

Chaphoa Wangno is one of 324 officers

Arunachal Pradesh is celebrating its major leap towards development as the youth of the state has created history for the first time and brings honor to the state.

Chaphoa Wangno, a young boy from Arunachal Pradesh has been selected in the Indian Navy and he is one of the officer out of 324 selected in the fray. With this he becomes the first person in the state that has been selected for this esteemed profession.

He is selected for the Indian Naval Armament Inspection Executive Branch as Sub-Lieutenant.

Talking about his education, he is a graduate from the Indian Naval Academy at Payyanur district in Kerala on November 22, 2017. After which he selected by the Indian Navy for the post of the officer serving the oceans.

The only youth from Arunachal in his batch, Wangno is one among the 324 officers of the 93rd batch of the Academy, who graduated in various courses.

Wangno will now undergo specialised training in weapons and armaments at INS Dronacharya (Gunnery School) of the Indian Navy at Cochin.

Son of Chingam Wangno and Ngoanya Wangno, the 23-year-old naval officer is a native of Rajanagar under Bordumsa circle.

He completed his high school from Government Higher Secondary School, Itanagar and cleared the APJEE in the year 2012.

He graduated with top honours from the PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore in metallurgical engineering. He cleared the UPSC CDS for the navy and went on to join the Indian Naval Academy in June 25, 2017 for 22 weeks of Naval Orientation Course in weaponry and armaments.

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