Rear Admiral Sanjay Mahindru who was commissioned on January 1, 1985, and has served 27 years in the Submarine Arm took charge as the Flag Officer Submarines successor to Rear Admiral S V Bokhare as the Navy carried out senior level changes in its ranks.
- He has commanded a conventional submarine, frigate and a destroyer prior assuming Command of nuclear submarine Arihant, which is currently going through trials.
- While serving ashore, the officer commanded the Navy’s Submarine Training Establishment and been a Director at Naval Headquarters.
- He is an alumnus of prestigious College of Naval Warfare and has also completed the Staff Course in the United Kingdom.
- Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh has been appointed as Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Fleet. He was the Flag Officer Naval Aviation and Flag Officer Goa Area.
- Rear Admiral S V Bokhare who was the Flag Officer Submarines has been made the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet.
- Rear Admiral M S Pawar has been appointed as Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Naval Area, a newly created billet.
- Rear Admiral S N Ghoirmade has been appointed as Flag Officer commanding Maharashtra Area
- Rear Admiral M S Pawar has been appointed as Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Naval Area
Chief of the Naval Staff – Admiral Robin K Dhowan (22nd Chief)