Admiral R Hari Kumar will take over as the new Chief of Naval Staff on November 30. He will succeed Admiral Karambir Singh, who is the officeholder Indian Navy chief.
Admiral R Hari Kumar was already the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) Western Naval Command. He was the top of the abroad board of trustees of INS Vikramaditya and the primary banner official to be selected as commandant of maritime conflict school at Goa.
He has played important role in housing infrastructure for officers and sailors at Mumbai.
Who Is Admiral R Hari Kumar?
Born on April 12, 1962, Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar graduated from J-squadron, 61 Course National Defence Academy in December 1981. He was authorized into the Executive Branch of the Navy on January 1, 1983.
During a vocation traversing almost 39 years, he has served in an assortment of Command, Staff and Instructional arrangements.
Vice Admiral Kumar’s Sea Command incorporates Coast Guard Ship C-01, INS Nishank, Missile Corvette, INS Kora and Guided Missile Destroyer INS Ranvir. He likewise directed plane carrying warship INS Viraat. He likewise filled in as Fleet Operations Officer of the Western Fleet.