DECEMBER 9, 2022
Governance

Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, AVSM, NM Takes Over as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff

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New Delhi: Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi assumed the role of Vice Chief of the Naval Staff on January 4, 2024. Before this, he served as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command.

Paying tribute to fallen heroes, he laid a wreath at the National War Memorial. Commissioned into the Indian Navy in 1985, he specialized in Communication and Electronic Warfare, holding various roles, including commanding ships and key staff positions. 

Notably, he led the Indian Naval Academy and served as the Director General of Naval Operations during the challenging times of the COVID pandemic. Vice Admiral Tripathi, recognized with awards for his service, also has a passion for sports, international relations, military history, and leadership.

 

This story has been sourced from PIB.