Commodore Rakesh Anand, (IN Retd), is the Chairman and Managing Director of our Company. He has been associated with our Company since June 2010 and was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director on January 01, 2017. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Punjabi University, Patiala, a master’s degree of technology in the interdisciplinary programme of materials science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a master’s degree in management studies from the Osmania University. He has also undergone a course in medium and shop repair of hydraulic systems and deck mechanisms as engineer technologist from Navy Industrial Training Section, USSR and the marine engineering specialization course from Naval College of Engineering, INS Shivaji, Lonavala.
Previously, he has served in the Indian Navy for about 30 years, and has held various assignments both afloat and ashore such as on INS Vijeta, INS Porbandar, INS Saryu and Godavari class frigate. He has served both the Naval Dockyards at Visakhapatnam and Mumbai in various capacities, headed the fleet maintenance unit, Mumbai and held the chair of command engineer officer at headquarters, Western Naval Command. He has also served at the Directorate of Naval Design (Submarine Design Group) and the Directorate of Marine Engineering at Naval Headquarters.