Kochi: Rear Admiral Sudarshan Srikhande has
assumed office as the Chief of Staff of Southern Naval
An alumnus of National Defence Academy Khadakwasla Pune,
Naval War College Saint Petersburg, Naval War College Newport,
United States, and College of Naval Warfare Mumbai, the
Admiral’s important tenures at sea include commands of INS
Nishank, INS Kora and INS Rajput and Executive Officer of INS
Rear Admiral Srikhande was the Defence Adviser of India
in Australia and New Zealand.
The Admiral was serving as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff at
New Delhi prior to his appointment here.
The appointment is following the death of Rear Admiral
S S Jamwal.