Uttarakhand has been bringing laurels to the nation. Another milestone is going to be planted in the history of success of India by a Uttarakhand girl. Vartika Joshi who is Lieutenant Commander in Indian navy is from a small region of Uttarakhand. She has been entrusted with the critical responsibility of heading a team of six women going for a naval world sea voyage.
Simultaneously with the declaration of the captaincy of Vartika Joshi, a new boat Tarini Pal has been taken into INSV. This is the same boat that will be used for the six-month-long world sea voyage. The naval world voyage will be started in the month of July and is expected to finish in six months. The starting point of the naval world voyage is Goa. Vartika Joshi has been given this well-deserved opportunity based on her experience. She had earlier been on a sea world voyage in Mehdai boat. Also, she was a part of Republic Day Parade in 2015 showcasing her skills in the woman contingent.
Vartika Joshi is from Pauri region’s Syalekhat village in Uttarakhand. She is currently staying in Rishikesh. She had got her elementary education completed from Srinagar and later got her graduation from Amity University and then went on to get an engineering degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Her father P. K. Joshi is serving as a professor in Garhwal University in the Birla region. Her mother too is a professor in Rishikesh University. Her father expressed his immense pleasure and pride in seeing her daughter being given such a challenging duty. He is proud of her since she joined the navy and narrates of Vartika has been a part of many endeavors of the Indian Navy.
The naval sea voyage is going to be a nonstop journey for six months and indeed is a very challenging responsibility. It is a proud moment for the state of Uttarakhand to have their daughter lead the arduous naval world sea voyage.