RAdm (Retd) Shekhar Mital NM has assumed charge as Chairman & Managing Director of Indian Goa Shipyard Ltd. on February 1, 2014.
The various senior positions he has held in the course of his long and distinguished career with the Indian Navy, have provided, RAdm Mital with a deep and well rounded understanding of the many facets of shipbuilding. This has been further aided by the practical knowledge in sea faring, garnered in eight years of sea experience in frontline warships of the Indian Navy.
In his eleven years of service at IHQ MoD in Staff and Material Branches, RAdm Mital gained an insight into fleet maintenance, weapon engineering and the intricacies of surface and submarine design.
As part of the Directorate of Naval Design (Surface Ships), he has led and coordinated construction and delivery of two major frigates for the Indian Navy. He also played a major role in integration of weapons and systems onboard the vessels.
RAdm Mital has to his credit the conceptualization and execution of large scale computerization of Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, and has been actively involved with construction and design of submarines as DGND (SDG).
Press Release, February 3, 2014