Chief of Naval Staff 2021 : Ravneet Singh appointed as deputy chief of Naval Staff
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Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh on June 1, 2021, took charge as the Deputy Chief of Naval Staff.
He replaced Vice Admiral MS Pavar, a Param Vishisht Seva Medal ( PVSM ) holder, who superannuated on may 31, 2021.
Ravneet Singh was commissioned into the Indian Navy in 1983 and specialized in aviation.
He has held various challenging command and diplomatic assignments.
He is a qualified flying instructor with a Master Green instrument rating.
Nair has earlier served as Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam, and Assistant Chief of Materiel (Information Technology and Systems), at Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy).
• He was awarded Commendation by the Chief of the Naval Staff in 2000
• He was honoured with the Nausena Medal (Gallantry) in 2004.
• He was awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in 2017.