Admiral R.K. Dhowan appointed new Navy chief
Almost two months after Admiral D.K. Joshi resigned in February owning moral responsibility for a series of accidents, Robin K. Dhowan (59) took over as the new Chief of the Indian Navy. Admiral Dhowan who has been the acting Navy chief since Joshi’s departure, has now been appointed the Chief of Navy Staff. Admiral Dhawan’s tenure will last 25 months and he will retire in May 2016.