|Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni|
|Born||December 5, 1931(age 90)|
|Years of service||1949–1990|
Chief of the Naval Staff |
FOC-IN-C, Eastern Naval Command
Flag Officer Commanding, Western Fleet
INS Delhi (1948)
INS Talwar (1959)
Liberation of Goa |
Indo-Pakistani War of 1965
Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
Vishisht Seva Medal |
Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
Param Vishisht Seva Medal
Nadkarni was born on 5 December 1931.
Nadkarni completed training at TS Dufferin and joined the Royal Indian Navy in March 1949. He received his basic training at Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, on the training cruiser HMS Devonshire (39) and at other establishments of the Royal Navy. He specialized in navigation and direction.
He served as the commanding officer of INS Talwar (1959) and INS Delhi (1948). Later, he was appointed the Flag Officer Commanding, Western Fleet (FOCWF).
His commands ashore included Chief Instructor of the Navy at the National Defence College and as the Chief of Personnel at Naval Headquarters (NHQ).
He also served as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-IN-C), Eastern Naval Command before being appointed the Vice Chief of the Naval Staff (VCNS).
On 1 December 1987 he took command as the Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) until his retirement on 30 November 1990.
- "Admiral Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni PVSM, AVSM, NM, VSM, ADC". Information Resource Facilitation Centre, Indian Navy. http://www.irfc-nausena.nic.in/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=89. Retrieved 2011-10-21.
Radhakrishna Hariram Tahiliani
|Chief of the Naval Staff
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