Rear Admiral Kiran Deshmukh, VSM took over as Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam from Rear Admiral Amit Bose VSM during a formal ceremony at the Naval Dockyard on 15 November 2018.
Rear Admiral Kiran Deshmukh was commissioned into Indian Navy in March 86. The Flag Officer is an alumnus of DSSC Wellington and IIT Chennai. A recipient of Vishist Seva Medal in January 13, he has held several key appointments in his naval career which include afloat appointments onboard Indian Naval Ships Ranjit, Ranvir, Delhi and Tabar and ashore appointments including Command Engineering Officer, Eastern Naval Command, Principal Director Ship Production and various appointments at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam. In the Flag Rank, Rear Admiral Kiran Deshmukh has been ACOM (D&R) at Naval Headquarters and CSO (Tech) at Eastern Naval Command
Rear Admiral Amit Bose, who was at the helm at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam for 10 months, is now taking over as the Assistant Chief of Materiel (Modernization) at New Delhi.