Rear Admiral (Retd) R.K. Shrawat has taken over as Chairman & Managing Director of the stateowned Mazagon Dock Limited from February 29, 2012.
An Electronics and Communications Engineer from IIT, he brings to MDL a new perspective with over 36 years of experience in the Indian Navy. Among the various prestigious postings he held in the Navy were those of Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Mumbai and as Project Director of the Arihant submarine. His last posting was as Director General, Weapons & Electronic Systems Engineering Establishment.
Rear Admiral Shrawat takes over from Vice Admiral (Retd) H. S. Malhi, who retired as CMD, MDL on January 31, 2012. Rear Admiral (Retd) Vineet Bakhshi, CMD, Goa Shipyard, held additional charge as CMD, MDL in the interim period. He is a recipient of AVSM.