While India has had a glorious maritime past, the present military maritime might of our nation has a foreign origin amidst an indigenous demography. The turn of the 19th to 20th century in India saw a very austere naval presence in the form of the Royal Indian Marine and its later avatar the Royal Indian Navy become the forerunner of what would grow into the modern Indian Navy.
On the 93rd Birth Anniversary of a Modern Indian Maritime Legend & Founder Chairman of Maritime H Go story Society listen to Maritime Legacy Extraordinary Voyagers with young scholars narrate exploits of some Indian Ocean Warriors.
Promote knowledge, awareness and understanding of naval, defence and maritime security issues, through suitable research and education activities. Support the Indian Navy's Professional Military Education programmes, by undertaking studies, fostering critical thinking, and guiding research on the maritime strategic environment, events, issues and trends affecting maritime security, maritime technological developments, and maritime law, commerce and history, in concert with the Naval War College, Goa and other Indian Naval institutions.
To promote research and awareness in maritime domain among policy makers, strategic community, think tanks, intelligentsia, economists, educationists, security analysts, private institutions, media and general public at large and provide constructive inputs for policy formulation.