Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain took over as the Chief of Staff of the Visakhapatnam. He succeeds Vice Admiral Bimal Verma who has been transferred as Commander-in-Chief of Andaman & Nicobar Command at Port Blair.
Vice Admiral Jain is an alumnus of the Sainik School (Rewa), National Defence Academy (Pune), the Defence Services Staff College (Wellington, Ooty), the College of Naval Warfare (Mumbai) and the National Defence College (Pretoria, South Africa). He was commissioned in the Indian Navy on 01 July 1982 and post specialisation in Gunnery and Missile Warfare, he held appointments as Gunnery Officer of missile destroyers, IN Ships Ranvijay and Ranvir.
- Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain awarded with Vishisht Seva Medal (2009) and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (2015).
- Visakhapatnam is the headquartered Eastern Naval Command.
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- Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain took over as the Chief of Staff of the Visakhapatnam he succeeds to?
Source – pib.nic.in