Commander Logistics –INS SHIVAJI
CDR SATISH KUMAR, 88610KCommander Satish Kumar was commissioned as a Special Duty Officer in the Logistics Branch on 1st April 1997. Post Completion of initial courses, the officer was posted to INS Kattabomman then to INS Valsura as ALOGO. Subsequently, in INS Hamla, the officer carried out the duties of ALOGO and Training officer (Stores). During this stint at INS Hamla the officer had undertaken revision of various professional course syllabi and review of INBR-12. Further, while carrying out the duties of logistics officer INS Jarawa Base Depot Ship at Port Blair, the officer was commended by Commander In Chief, Andaman & Nicobar (CINCAN), The Officer has also been the Logistics officer of Naval Aircraft Yard (Goa) and Material organization (Goa) . The officer took over the duties of Cdr (Log), INS Shivaji on 29th JUN 2018.
Roles and Responsibility
The main role and responsibility of the Logistics department is to provide logistics support to following personnel of Station Lonavla
- 100 Staff Officers
- 410 staff sailors
- 3500 trainees (Officers and Sailors) per year
- INHS Kasturi
- DSC Personnel
- Naval NCC Unit at Pune – P&A and Clothing
- Air Force Station at Lonavala – Fresh Provisions
- IMD Pune - P&A and Clothing for Naval Officers borne for MET Course
- Naval Officers and sailors borne in AFMC Pune and Command Hospital – P&A and Clothing
“One who is logistically well equipped always wins.” Abiding by the adage, the Logistics Department of INS Shivaji maintains a stellar supply chain management to ensure that the Unit achieves all its assigned tasks with flying colours. The department provides Material, Financial and Human Resource Management Services to all units of Station Lonavla within the ambit of laid down Naval Regulations. The department practices equanimity while carrying out judicious utilization of funds allotted to the Unit to achieve overall development and improvement of existing resources of the entire station. The department runs six galleys where sumptuous food is prepared for all trainees and inliving staff personnel including international trainees. The Logistics Officer also acts as the Defence Civilian Establishment Officer, responsible for the administration of all Defence Civilians borne at INS Shivaji.