Organisation

Republic of India

President

(Supreme Commander of Armed Forces of India)

Defence Minister

(Cabinet Rank Minister from the Council of Ministers of Government of India)

Indian Navy

(One of the Three Wings of Armed Forces of Indian Union)

The Chief of the Naval Staff

(An Admiral Rank Officer)

The Chief of the Naval Staff

At IHQ MOD (N) Level At Operational Commands Level
Vice Chief of the Naval Staff Flag Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Naval Command
Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff Flag Officer Commanding in Chief, Eastern Naval Command
Chief of Personnel Flag Officer Commanding in Chief, Southern Naval Command
Chief of Materiel Other Independent Authorities
Commander in Chief , Andaman & Nicobar Command Other Independent Authorities

Naval Authorities under Administrative Control of Flag Officers Commanding in Chief

Flag Officer Commanding In Chief Western Naval Command Flag Officer Commanding In Chief Eastern Naval Command Flag Officer Commanding In Chief Southern Naval Command
FOCWF FOCEF COMMANDANT,INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMY
FOMA ASD (VISAKHAPATNAM) FOST
COMCOS (WEST) FOTNA ASY (KOCHI)
FOGA COMCOS (EAST) NOIC (KERALA)
FONA NOIC (ANDHRA PRADESH) NOIC (LAKSHADWEEP)
FODAG NOIC (TAMIL NADU) SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS
FOK NOIC (ORISSA) TRAINING SCHOOLS / ESTABLISHMENTS
FOGNA NOIC (WEST BENGAL)  
ASD (MUMBAI) SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS  
NOIC (MAHARASTRA)    
NOIC (GUJRAT)    
NOIC (KARNATAKA)    
NOIC (GOA)    
SHORE ESTABLISHMENTS    

Abbreviations in Use

Abbreviations Meaning
PSO Principal Staff Officer
FOCWF Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet
FOCEF Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet
FOMA Flag Officer Commanding Maharashtra Area
COMCOS Commodore Commanding Submarines
FOGA Flag Officer Commanding Goa Area
FONA Flag Officer Naval Aviation
FODAG Flag Officer Offshore Defence Advisory Group
FOK Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Naval Area
FOGNA Flag Officer Commanding Gujarat Naval Area
FOTNA Flag Officer Commanding Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Naval Area
ASD Admiral Superintendent Dockyard
NOIC Naval Officer In-Charge
FOST Flag Officer Sea Training
ASY Admiral Superintendent Yards