Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary, visited Headquarters Southern Naval Command (HQ SNC) on September 17, 2021. He was accompanied by VAdm SN Ghormade Vice Chief of Naval Staff and by Sanjiv Mittal, Financial Adviser (Defence Services). They visited various training establishments at HQSNC and also visited Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) to review its progress. The Defence Secretary was also given a demonstration of the indigenous Oxygen Recycling System and appraised about the Environmental Projects undertaken by Southern Naval Command. The Defence Secretary also met Vice Admiral AK Chawla, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Naval Command and discussedvarious issues pertaining to the Southern Naval Command.