The closing ceremony of Southern Naval Command (SNC) Cultural Meet was held on August 24, 2017 at Naval Base, Kochi. Vice Admiral AR Karve, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, SNC, who was the Chief Guest of the function, gave away the trophies.
The 24th SNC Civilian Employees Cultural Meet was held during July-August 2017 with participation from various units based at Kochi such as NSRY, Naval Aircraft Yard (NAY), Material Organisation (MO), and NAD (Alwaye) as well as INA, Ezhimala. 300 participants from the Civilian Employees (Men and Women) of SNC participated in the competitions which included some 20 different events across a spectrum of activities such as music, mimicry, drama etc.
Naval Ship Repair Yard (NSRY), Kochi was adjudged the overall winner of the 24th SNC culture meet and INS Venduruthy was declared the runners up. Smt Vijayalakshmi from INS Venduruthy was adjudged the best performer of the meet
The Civillian Employees Cultural meet is an annual event intended to provide a forum for showcasing the artistic talents of civilian employees of SNC, in order to inculcate competitive spirit amongst them and to uplift their morale.