INS Jamuna (J16) arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka under a mutual agreement to carry out the Joint Hydrographic Survey off the South West Coast of Sri Lanka. It is commanded by Captain HA Hardas. It will be deployed for over 2 months. Highlights: ♦ The Commanding Officer Captain HA Hardas held talks with the Rear Admiral Sisira Jayakody, Chief Hydrographer of Sri Lanka Navy and Rear Admiral SA Weerasinghe, Commander Western Naval Area. ♦ INS Jamuna will carry out detailed hydrographic surveys. ♦ It will conduct several shore-based survey activities during the conduct of the Joint Survey by the Sri Lankan Navy personnel. ♦ The Sri Lanka Navy personnel will be provided hands-on survey training during every operational turn around in port. ♦ It will also conduct a Harbour Training Program for the SLN sailors.