Rear Admiral Anil Kumar Saxena, NM (Retd) has taken over as Director (Shipbuilding) of Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd, Mumbai with effect from 21 March 2018. Prior to this he was Director General (Naval Design), Naval HQ, New Delhi.
RAdm Saxena is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Nagpur University (VNIT, Nagpur) and a Post Graduate in Naval Construction from IIT, Delhi. He has also completed MSc in Ship Design from Kuznetsov Naval Academy, St Petersburg, Russia.
Commissioned into Indian Navy on 21 Aug 1982, he has held several important assignments including Principal Director (Naval Design), Naval HQ, New Delhi; Warship Production Superintendent, Mumbai; and Manager, Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.