List of serving admirals of the Indian Navy

This is a list of serving Admirals of the Indian Navy.

Chief of the Naval Staff

The Chief of the Naval Staff is the only serving Four Star Admiral in the Indian Navy.

Post Rank Name Photo Decorations References
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh PVSM, AVSM, ADC [1]

Flag Officers Commanding-in-Chief (Naval Commanders)

Post Rank Name Photo Decorations Ref
Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief
Western Naval Command
Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P PVSM, AVSM, VSM [2]
Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief
Eastern Naval Command
Atul Kumar Jain AVSM, VSM [3]
Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief
Southern Naval Command
Anil Kumar Chawla AVSM, VSM, NM [4][5]

Flag Officers of Tri-Services Commands

Post Rank Name Photo Decorations References
Chief Of Integrated Defence Staff* Vice Admiral R. Hari Kumar AVSM, VSM [6]
Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff
(Doctrine, Organisation and Training)
Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh AVSM, VSM [7]

*Rotational Command.

Principal Staff Officers (PSO)

Post Rank Name Photo Decorations References
Vice Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar AVSM, VSM [8]
Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral Murlidhar Sadashiv Pawar AVSM, VSM [9]
Chief of Personnel Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh AVSM, NM [10][11]
Chief of Materiel Vice Admiral G S Pabby AVSM, VSM [12]

Directors General and Controllers

Post Rank Name Photo Decorations References
Director General of Medical Services Surgeon Vice Admiral Mahendra Vikram Singh AVSM [13]
Director General of Naval Operations Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi AVSM, NM [14][15]
Controller of Warship Production & Acquisition Vice Admiral SR Sarma AVSM, VSM [16]
Director General, Project Seabird Vice Admiral
Inspector General Nuclear Safety Vice Admiral SV Bhokare AVSM, YSM, NM [17]
Controller of Personnel Services Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta AVSM, YSM, VSM [18]
Director General Naval Project Vice Admiral Narayan Prasad AVSM, NM [19]

Chiefs of Staff of Naval Commands

Post Rank Name Photo Decorations Ref
Chief of Staff
Western Naval Command
Vice Admiral R B Pandit AVSM [20]
Chief of Staff
Eastern Naval Command
Vice Admiral Satish Namdeo Ghormade AVSM, NM [21]
Chief of Staff
Southern Naval Command
Rear Admiral Ravindra Jayanti Nadkarni VSM [22]

Commandants of Training Institutions

Post Rank Name Decorations Ref
Commandant Indian Naval Academy Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi AVSM, NM [23][24]
Commandant Naval War College Rear Admiral Sandeep Beecha [25]

Flag Officers Commanding Fleets

Post Rank Name Decorations Ref
Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh NM [26]
Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet Rear Admiral Suraj Berry NM, VSM [27]

See also

References

  1. "Karambir Singh to be Next Chief of Naval Staff". Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  2. "Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P takes over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 2019-01-31. Retrieved 2019-01-31.
  3. "Vice-Admiral Atul Kumar Jain takes over as chief of ENC". The Hindu. 31 May 2019.
  4. "Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla assumes Command of SNC". pib.nic.in. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
  5. "Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla Assumes Command of SNC". Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  6. @HQ_IDS_India (2019-12-01). "V Adm R Hari Kumar, AVSM, VSM assumed the Appt of CISC on 02 Dec 19" (Tweet) via Twitter.
  7. "DEPUTY CHIEF OF INTEGRATED DEFENCE STAFF (DOT)".
  8. "Vice Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS) G. Ashok Kumar". Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  9. "Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (DCNS) MS Pawar". Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  10. "Chief of Personnel (COP)". Retrieved 2019-12-03.
  11. "Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh AVSM, NM took over as Chief of Personnel, IHQ MoD (Navy)". 2019-12-04.
  12. "Chief of Materiel (COM) G.S. Pabby". Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  13. "Director General Medical Services (Navy) | Indian Navy". Indian Navy. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  14. "Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi takes over charge as DG Naval Operations on Mar 27". Devdiscourse. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  15. "Director General of Naval Operations, Indian Navy". Retrieved 2019-07-11.
  16. "Vice Admiral SR Sarma, AVSM, VSM takes over as Controller Warship Production & Acquisition". Retrieved 2019-11-30.
  17. "Inspector General Nuclear Safety (IGNS), Indian Navy". Retrieved 2019-07-11.
  18. "Controller of Personnel Services (CPS), Indian Navy". Retrieved 2019-07-11.
  19. "Narayan Prasad takes charge as DGNP". 2018-10-16.
  20. @indiannavy (16 June 2019). "Vice Admiral RB Pandit, AVSM takes over as the Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command at Mumbai. The Flag Officer is a recipient of Ati Vishisht Seva Medal" (Tweet) via Twitter.
  21. "Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, AVSM, NM takes over as Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 14 February 2019.
  22. "Ravindra Nadkarni is new SNC chief". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-06-30.
  23. "Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, AVSM, NM Assumes Charge as Commandant Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala | Indian Navy". www.indiannavy.nic.in.
  24. "COMMANDANT | INA". www.ina.gov.in.
  25. "Rear Admiral Sandeep Beecha takes over charge as the Commandant, Naval War College". pib.gov.in.
  26. "Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh Assumes Charge as Western Fleet Commander | Indian Navy". www.indiannavy.nic.in.
  27. "Rear Admiral Suraj Berry Assumes Charge as the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet | Indian Navy". www.indiannavy.nic.in.
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