INS Shivaji is an Indian Naval station placed in Lonavala, Maharashtra, India. It homes the Naval College of Engineering which trains officers of the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard. It turned into commissioned on 15 February 1945 as HMIS Shivaji. It is located near the Bhushi Dam. It is located on 876 acres of land. Indian Navy already operates a primary damage manipulate simulator Akshat at INS Shivaji to train its officers and sailors on damage manage on a warship at sea. Indian Navy's Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence School and Center for Marine Engineering Technology also are based totally right here.
INS Shivaji had its humble beginning as replacement for the ‘Stokers’ Training School’ at HMIS Dalhousie, in Naval Dockyard, Bombay. Commissioned with the aid of the then Governor of Bombay, Sir John Colville, as HMIS Shivaji on 15 February 1945, it have become INS Shivaji on 26 January 1950. To provide scope for in addition growth and to isolate the trainee sailors from the US’s politics, the Royal Indian Navy determined to shift the schooling status quo from Bombay to a quieter vicinity.