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Chief of Naval Staff : Admiral Madhvendra Singh
Vice Chief of Naval Staff : Vice Adm. John Colin De Silva
Deputy Chief of Naval Staff : Vice Adm. S.V. Gopalachari
Chief of Logistics : Vice Adm. Barin Ghosh
Chief of Material : Vice Adm. Pravesh Jaitly
Chief of Personnel : Vice Adm. Suresh Mehta

FOC-in-C, Western Naval Command : Vice Adm. Vinod Pasricha
FOC-in-C, Eastern Naval Command : Vice Adm. Raman Puri
FOC-in-C, Southern Naval Command : Vice Adm. Madanjit Singh
FOC-in-C, Andaman & Nicobar Command, Port Blair : Vice Adm. Arun Prakash

Dir-Gen, Coast Guard : Vice Adm. Om Prakash Bansal
Dir-Gen, Defence Planning Staff :
Dir-Gen, Medical Services (Navy) : Surg. Vice Adm. S.P. Malhotra
Dir-Gen, Naval Design : Vice Adm. Rajeshwar Nath
Dir-Gen, Naval Project (Western) : Rear Adm. Basudev Bose
Dir-Gen, Weapons & Electronics Sys. Engg. Est. : Rear Adm. Krishnan Narayanan

Asst. Chief of Naval Staff (Air) : Rear Adm. Kizhupalli Mohanan
Asst. Chief of Naval Staff (Info Warfare & Operations) : Rear Adm. Rustom Faramroze Contractor
Asst. Chief of Naval Staff (Ops) :
Asst. Chief of Naval Staff (Perception & Planning) : Rear Adm. Ajit Tewari
Asst. Chief of Naval Staff (Submarines) : Rear Adm. Arun Kumar Singh

Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command : Rear Adm. Sangram Singh Byce
Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command : Rear Adm. Pratap Singh Byce
Chief of Staff, Southern Naval Command : Rear Adm. R.P. Suthan

FOC, Western Fleet : Rear Adm. Jagjit Singh Bedi
FOC, Eastern Fleet : Rear Adm. Pradeep Kaushiva
Flag Officer, Maharashtra Naval Area : Rear Adm. Nirmal Kumar Verma
Flag Officer, Naval Aviation (FONA) : Rear Adm. S.K. Damle
Flag Officer, Sea Training : Rear Adm. R. Kala
Flag Officer, Submarines : Rear Adm. Krishan Nair Sushil

Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Mumbai : Rear Adm. D.S.P. Verma
Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam : Rear Adm. Arun Saxena
Assistant Controller of Warship Production and Acquisition :
Command Medical Officer, Western Naval Command : Surg. Rear Adm. V.K. Jain
Commandant, National Defence College : Vice Adm. Yashwant Prasad
Controller, Logistics : Rear Adm. Suhas V. Purohit
Controller, Personnel Services : Rear Adm. K. Venkatraman Bharathan
Director, ATV Project : Vice Adm. Ravindra Nath Ganesh
Director, Naval Intelligence : Cmde. S. Pradeep
Director, Naval Training : Cmde. S. Bhasin
Director, Naval Science and Technological Laboratory(NSTL) : Rear Adm. S. Mohapatra
Naval Officer-in-Charge(NOIC), Andhra Pradesh : Capt. S.K. Khanna
Naval Officer-in-Charge(NOIC), Tamil Nadu : Cmde. T. Hari

Commanding Officer, INS Abhay :
Commanding Officer, INS Aditya : Capt. Vimal Narayan
Commanding Officer, INS Adyar, Chennai : Cmde. T. Hari
Commanding Officer, INS Agrani, Coimbatore :
Commanding Officer, INS Agray :
Commanding Officer, INS Ajay :
Commanding Officer, INS Akshay :
Commanding Officer, INS Alleppey :
Commanding Officer, INS Ambika :
Commanding Officer, INS Amini :
Commanding Officer, INS Andamans :
Commanding Officer, INS Androth :
Commanding Officer, INS Angre :
Commanding Officer, INS Anjadip :
Commanding Officer, INS Aswini : Surg. Rear Adm. Vijay Kumar Singh
Commanding Officer, INS Bedi :
Commanding Officer, INS Bhavnagar :
Commanding Officer, INS Brahmaputra :
Commanding Officer, INS Cannanore :
Commanding Officer, INS Chapal :
Commanding Officer, INS Chatak :
Commanding Officer, INS Cheetah :
Commanding Officer, INS Chilka : Capt. K.N. Mohandas
Commanding Officer, INS Circars : Cmde. K.K. Panda
Commanding Officer, INS Cuddalore :
Commanding Officer, INS Darshak : Capt. S.S. Karnik
Commanding Officer, INS Dega, Visakhapatnam :
Commanding Officer, INS Delhi :
Commanding Officer, INS Dronacharya, Fort Kochi : Cmde. P.P. Singh
Commanding Officer, INS Dunagiri :
Commanding Officer, INS Dwaraka :
Commanding Officer, INS Eksila, Visakhapatnam : Cmde. J.S. Jaswal
Commanding Officer, INS Ganga :
Commanding Officer, INS Garuda, Kochi : Capt. Sudhir Pillai
Commanding Officer, INS Gharial :
Commanding Officer, INS Ghorpad : Lt. Cdr. Rajeev Sharma
Commanding Officer, INS Godavari :
Commanding Officer, INS Gomati :
Commanding Officer, INS Guldar :
Commanding Officer, INS Hamla, North Mumbai :
Commanding Officer, INS Hansa :
Commanding Officer, INS Himgiri :
Commanding Officer, INS Investigator :
Commanding Officer, INS Jamuna :
Commanding Officer, INS Jarawa, Port Blair :
Commanding Officer, INS Jyoti : Capt. Randhawa
Commanding Officer, INS Kakinanda :
Commanding Officer, INS Kakinda :
Commanding Officer, INS Kalinga : Cmde. A. Purkayastha
Commanding Officer, INS Kalyani : Surg. Capt. Nirmala Kannan
Commanding Officer, INS Karanj :
Commanding Officer, INS Karwar :
Commanding Officer, INS Kesari :
Commanding Officer, INS Khanjar :
Commanding Officer, INS Khozhikode(Kozhikoda) :
Commanding Officer, INS Khukri :
Commanding Officer, INS Khutar :
Commanding Officer, INS Kirch : Cdr. Amar Kumar Mahadevan
Commanding Officer, INS Kirpan :
Commanding Officer, INS Konkan :
Commanding Officer, INS Kora : Cdr. Sudharshan Shrikhande
Commanding Officer, INS Krishna :
Commanding Officer, INS Kulish, Visakhapatnam : Cdr. P. Ajit Kumar
Commanding Officer, INS Kumbhir :
Commanding Officer, INS Kunjali :
Commanding Officer, INS Kuthar :
Commanding Officer, INS Magar :
Commanding Officer, INS Mahe : Lt. Cdr. S.K. Goel
Commanding Officer, INS Mahish :
Commanding Officer, INS Makar :
Commanding Officer, INS Malpe :
Commanding Officer, INS Malvan :
Commanding Officer, INS Mandovi :
Commanding Officer, INS Mangala :
Commanding Officer, INS Mangrol :
Commanding Officer, INS Matanga :
Commanding Officer, INS Meen :
Commanding Officer, INS Mesh :
Commanding Officer, INS Midhur :
Commanding Officer, INS Mithun :
Commanding Officer, INS Mulki :
Commanding Officer, INS Mumbai : Lt. Cdr. Dr Kulkarni
Commanding Officer, INS Mysore, Kochi :
Commanding Officer, INS Nashak :
Commanding Officer, INS Nicobar :
Commanding Officer, INS Nipat :
Commanding Officer, INS Nirbhik :
Commanding Officer, INS Nirdeshak :
Commanding Officer, INS Nireekshak :
Commanding Officer, INS Nirghat :
Commanding Officer, INS Nirupak :
Commanding Officer, INS Nishak :
Commanding Officer, INS Okha :
Commanding Officer, INS Pondicherry :
Commanding Officer, INS Porbandar :
Commanding Officer, INS Prabal : Cdr. Benny M. Antony
Commanding Officer, INS Prahar :
Commanding Officer, INS Pralaya :
Commanding Officer, INS Rajali : Capt. M.R. Ajay Kumar
Commanding Officer, INS Rajput : Capt. Anil Kumar Chopra
Commanding Officer, INS Rana : Capt. Suresh Laxman
Commanding Officer, INS Ranjit :
Commanding Officer, INS Ranvijay :
Commanding Officer, INS Ranvir : Capt. D.K. Joshi
Commanding Officer, INS Ratnagiri :
Commanding Officer, INS Sagardhwani : Cdr. S. Ramesh
Commanding Officer, INS Sandhayak :
Commanding Officer, INS Sarvekshak :
Commanding Officer, INS Saryu :
Commanding Officer, INS Satavahana, Visakhapatnam : Capt. S.H. Subramanian
Commanding Officer, INS Savitri :
Commanding Officer, INS Shakti :
Commanding Officer, INS Shalki :
Commanding Officer, INS Shankul :
Commanding Officer, INS Sharabh :
Commanding Officer, INS Sharda : Cdr. V.V.S. Raju
Commanding Officer, INS Shardul :
Commanding Officer, INS Shivaji :
Commanding Officer, INS Sindhudurg :
Commanding Officer, INS Sindhughosh :
Commanding Officer, INS Sindhuraj :
Commanding Officer, INS Sindhuratna :
Commanding Officer, INS Sindhuvir :
Commanding Officer, INS Subhadra :
Commanding Officer, INS Sujata : Cdr. Puneet Kumar Bahl
Commanding Officer, INS Sukanya :
Commanding Officer, INS Sutlej :
Commanding Officer, INS Suvarna :
Commanding Officer, INS Tabar :
Commanding Officer, INS Talwar :
Commanding Officer, INS Taragiri :
Commanding Officer, INS Tarangini :
Commanding Officer, INS Tarasa, Port Blair : Lt. Cdr. Yagendra Kumar
Commanding Officer, INS Tarmugli :
Commanding Officer, INS Tillanchang : Lt. Cdr. Roopan Bembey
Commanding Officer, INS Tir : Capt. VanHaltren
Commanding Officer, INS Trinkat : Lt. Cdr. Girish K. Garg
Commanding Officer, INS Trishul :
Commanding Officer, INS Udaygiri :
Commanding Officer, INS Utkrosh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands :
Commanding Officer, INS Vagli, Visakhapatnam :
Commanding Officer, INS Vajrabahu, Mumbai : Surg. Cdr. Derrick D'Coasta
Commanding Officer, INS Valsura :
Commanding Officer, INS Varuna :
Commanding Officer, INS Vasco Da Gama :
Commanding Officer, INS Veer :
Commanding Officer, INS Venduruthy : Cmde. Brahma Swaroop
Commanding Officer, INS Vibhuti :
Commanding Officer, INS Vidyut :
Commanding Officer, INS Vinash :
Commanding Officer, INS Vindhyagiri :
Commanding Officer, INS Vipul :
Commanding Officer, INS Viraat :
Commanding Officer, INS Virbahu, Visakhapatnam : Capt. S. Govind


Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Madhvendra Singh meets fellow officers at the Naval Commanders Conference on April 19, 2002.

Defence Minister George Fernandes is introduced to the Brass by Admiral Sushil Kumar on Nov 30, 2001.

INS Mumbai visits Sydney, Australia in October 2001.