Rear Admiral IB Uthaiah assumes charge as Warship Design Bureau director general

Team India Sentinels Thursday 2nd of February 2023 12:16 AM

RAdm IB Uthaiah and RAdm Bimal Kumar

New Delhi: Indian Navy officer Rear Admiral IB Uthaiah took over as the director general of the Warship Design Bureau from Rear Admiral Bimal Kumar, on February 1, in New Delhi.

Commissioned into the Navy in November 1987, RAdm IB Uthaiah is an alumnus of the Naval College of Engineering, INS Shivaji, Lonavala, and holds an MTech and MPhil degree. 

In a career spanning over 35 years, he has served the Indian Navy in various capacities; with appointments at the Warship Design Bureau, training academies, Naval Dockyard (Visakhapatnam), all naval commands and the naval headquarters.

On being elevated to flag rank, the officer has tenanted appointments as additional director general (technical), Project Seabird; admiral superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam, and chief staff officer (technical), at the headquarters, Eastern Naval Command, prior taking over his current assignment.


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