As Col Ananda Shankar Chatterjee (Retd) transcends to surreal world of existence, let us remember him fondly with love and cherish our happy memories of time spent with him. Please join us in prayers, giving him strength, joy and peace. On Sunday morning 26th May, 2024. At our home Sector-3, 70C, FD block, Salt Lake, Kolkata- 700106 <-> A felicitation ceremony for participants of Pentathlon 2023 is being organised by Calcutta Rowing Club on 13th March, 2024. <-> Urgent requirement of retired naval officer/Master Chief Petty Officer 1st class/Master Chief Petty Officer 2nd class /Chief Petty Officer to conduct theory classes on Underwater Diving for trainees of Aquatic Disaster Response Forces <-> Lt. Gen. Syed Ata Hasnain PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM**(Retd), Member of NDMA, along with Col. Nadeem visited Sea Explorers’ Institute on 2nd February, 2024. <-> SCUBA diving course begin shortly. Candidates please apply. <-> VISIT OUR MANGROVE NURSERY AT OUTRAM GHAT, KOLKATA <-> SEI has launched project 'Ghat Committee' for Safe and Clean Ghats of River Hooghly. Sponsorship for this is requested. <->

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Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award


Tapas Chowdhury, a faculty of the Sea Explorers’ Institute in Kolkata won this prestigious award from the President of India, Smt Pratibha Patil in 2016. Tapas joined the Sea Explorers’ Institute as a student of Seamanship and Navigation. Always very sincere in his effort, Tapas participated in a few voyages as a student. Quite naturally he became a faculty of his alma martar. Ever since, he participated and led several river and sea expeditions that required proficiency in kayaking, rafting, rowing and sailing. Some of his achievements include Rafting and Kayaking Expedition from Sikkim to Sagar in West Bengal in 2003, Rowing and Sailing Expedition from Kolkata to Bangladesh border in 2005 through treacherous estuaries infested with crocodiles, from Kolkata to Odisha and back in 2006 and many more. For successfully completing many expeditions and voyages, showing outstanding courage and leadership in trying situations during the expeditions, his contribution to the world of adventure was recognized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports that bestowed him with the Tenzing Norgay Award in 2016.

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Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award Shri Tapas Chowdhury received award from Prativa Patil, Hon'ble President of India 2006 Ministry of Youth Affirs and Sports, Govt of India testi