Flag Appointments June 1, 2021

June 1, 2021
  • Lieutenant General Manoj Pande of Bombay Sappers, took over Eastern Command as its General Officer Commanding-in-Chief on June 1, 2021. Prior to this, he was Commander-in-Chief Andaman & Nicobar Command.
  • Lieutenant General Pradeep Chandran of the Sikh Regiment took over as the Director General of Assam Rifleson June 1, 2021. He has rich experience of Assam Rifles and the North East, having earlier been an Inspector General and a Company Commander in Assam Rifles.
  • Lieutenant General Ajai Singh assumed charge as the 16th Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN) on June 1, 2021. The Andaman and Nicobar Command is the only tri-service theatre command of the Armed Forces, based at Port Blair. The general officer is a fifth generation Army as well as Cavalry/Armoured Corps officer, with family service of over 162 years since September 13, 1858.
  • Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh has assumed charge as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff on June 01, 2021. The Flag Officer is a Qualified Flying Instructor with Master Green instrument rating. He has flown HT-2, Kiran HJT 16, TS 11 Iskra, Hunter, Harrier Gr 3, Jet Provost, Chetak, Gazelle, Hawk and Mig 29 KUB aircraft during his illustrious career.
  • Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi has assumed charge as Chief of Personnel today, on June 01, 2021. The Flag Officer is a specialist in Communication and Electronic Warfare and has served on frontline warships of the Navy as Signal Communication Officer and Electronic Warfare Officer.
  • Vice Admiral Sandeep Naithani has assumed charge as the Chief of Materiel, of the Indian Navy on June 01, 2021.He is from the Electrical Branch and 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), Visakhapatnam on June 01,2021 from Vice Admiral Kiran Deshmukh,. Vice Admiral Nair had earlier served as Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard and is from the Electrical Stream of the Navy.