Vice Admiral SR Sarma, AVSM, VSM, takes over as
Controller Warship Production and Acquisition from Vice Admiral Ajay Kumar
Saxena, PVSM, AVSM, VSM , on 30 Nov 19.
Earlier positions held by
Vice Admiral SR Sarma, AVSM, VSM
Commissioned in the Indian Navy on 31
Mar 1983, Vice Admiral SR Sarma an electrical engineer, had served as an
electrical officer of guided missile destroyer INS Mysore. As a Flag Officer,
he has held appointments as Assistant Chief of Materiel (Information Technology
& Systems) at Naval headquarters, Admiral Superintendent Dockyard at
Visakhapatnam, Chief Staff Officer (Tech) at Eastern Naval Command, Director
General Naval Projects at Visakhapatnam and Principal
Director Advanced Technology Vessel Project at Delhi.
His responsibilities as CWP&A,
As CWP&A, he is the controller of
acquisition of all ships and submarines under production at shipyards, both
Indian and foreign. He heads the design directorates of the Navy responsible
for designing ships and submarines and also the steering directorates project
ships and submarines under construction.
Vice Admiral AK Saxena who retires today after putting
in a distinguished service of more than 38 years and had a tenure of 13 months
as CWP&A from 01 Nov 18.