Commanding Officer

Commodore Ravnish Seth

Commodore Ravnish SethCommodore Ravnish Seth was commissioned into the Engineering Branch of the Indian Navy on 30 Nov 1991. The Commodore’s illustrious career has many highpoints, beginning right from the days when he stood first in order of merit in the Marine Engineering Specialisation Course at INS Shivaji. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru University and Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pune university. He is also a distinguished alumnus of the prestigious Defence Services Staff College at Wellington (Staff Course) and Naval War College, Goa.

Commodore Ravnish Seth has served extensively at sea onboard IN ships Khukri, Nishank and Delhi. He has held a wide range of appointments over the past three decades of his Service. He has served abroad in Mauritius as SO (Tech) with the Mauritius Coast Guard for three years. He has served three terms at ND (MBI) as MSAQ, DGM (CAP) and recently as Additional General Manager (Production). His other appointments include post of JDOP (Tech) at IHQ/MoD (N) and Oi/C, GTTT (Mbi). The officer has a vast experience in repairs & trial of gas turbines and gas turbines generators. The officer has served extensively in training billets at INS Shivaji including as the Officer-in-Charge of the Centre for Marine Engineering Technology.

He has been commended by the Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Chief of Naval Staff and Flag Officer Commanding-In-Chief for his meritorious service.

He is married to Mrs. Meenal Seth, who holds a Ph.D in Sociology and has been a teacher in NCS School, Mumbai & an active member of NWWA (WR). She is presently a homemaker. They have two children, daughter is pursuing her final year MBBS at MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai and son is pursuing his first year B Tech (Mechatronics) at Manipal Academy of higher education, Udupi.

The Commodore took over Command as the Commanding Officer, INS Shivaji and Senior Officer, Station Lonavla area on 12 Dec 19.