Issue: 3-2021

Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh, assumed charge as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff on June 1, 2021. The Flag Officer is a Qualified Flying Instructor with Master Green instrument rating.


Vice Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi, assumed charge as Chief of Personnel on June 1, 2021. The Flag Officer is a specialist in Communication and Electronic Warfare.


Vice Admiral Sandeep Naithani, assumed charge as the Chief of Materiel, on June 1, 2021. He is a Post Graduate in Radar and Communication Engineering from IIT Delhi.


Vice Admiral Sreekumar Nair, took over as the Director General Naval Projects (DGNP), on June 1, 2021. Vice Admiral Nair had earlier served as Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard.


Vice Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations on June 7, 2021. The Flag Officer is a specialist in Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW).


Vice Admiral Kiran Deshmukh, assumed charge as the Controller Warship Production and Acquisition on May 31, 2021. He has earlier served as Director General Naval Project.


Rear Admiral Kapil Mohan Dhir, has taken over as the Joint Secretary (Navy & Defence Staff) in the Department of Military Affairs. He is the first Armed Forces officer to tenant this assignment. He is the Senior most Serving Marine Commando (MARCOS).