Rear Admiral Puruvir Das taking charge as Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Naval Area from Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye on February 10, 2020.
Rear Admiral Puruvir Das taking charge as Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Naval Area from Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye on February 10, 2020.
People

Rear Admiral Puruvir Das takes over as Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Naval Area

NetIndian News Network

New Delhi, February 12, 2020

Rear Admiral Puruvir Das took over the reins of the Gujarat, Daman and Diu Naval Area from Rear Admiral Sanjay Roye as its fourth Flag Officer Commanding at a ceremonial parade held at Headquarters Gujarat, Daman and Diu Naval Area on February 10.

In a career spanning 30 years, the Admiral, an alumnus of the National Defence Academy (NDA), has held numerous specialist, staff and operational appointments; both afloat and ashore. The officer has commanded Indian Naval ships Kozhikode, Kora, Shivalik and the aircraft carrier Vikramaditya.

An official press release said the Navy gives very high priority to the frontline state of Gujarat due to its strategic location, the vast coastline and economic importance for India.

The FOGNA is responsible to the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command for all Naval operations in Gujarat, Daman and Diu Naval Area, the release added.

NNN

NetIndian
www.netindian.in