Surg Capt Mahesh Singh Hada


Surg Capt Mahesh Singh Hada assumed command of INHS Kasturi at Lonavla on 22 May 23. He was commissioned into Indian Navy on 21 Jan 2002 as Surg Lt. He is a graduate of Govt Medical College Kota and has completed MD in Hospital Administration from AFMC Pune. Besides being PMO of various frontline IN Ships, the Officer has also done a turnover posting at Siachen Glacier as part of ongoing ‘OP Meghdoot’. His other prestigious appointments includes Training Officer at SOMA, INHS Asvini and tenures at O/o DGMS(N), Naval Headquarters as Cdr (MS)-E&S and Capt (MS)-E&S.



“We add life to years and years to life"

The hospital crest depicts the musk deer, Moschus Chrysogaster, known in India as Kasturi Mrig. The dear is surrounded by a lifebuoy with dark blue waves depicted in the lower portion signifying the naval connection. The hospital is named after the Kasturi deer whose special secretion -musk- is credited with medical properties and is used in the indigenous Ayurveda and Unani System of medicine for the formulation of various medications to treat a variety of illnesses.

INHS Kasturi is a 54 bedded hospital and caters to the medical care requirement of Station Lonavla. The hospital was commissioned on 02 Jun 1980 and was shifted from the old barrack type accommodation to its present location in Nov 2001. Kasturi has been awarded NABH Safe -I (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers - Safety against infections) Certification on 07 May 17. It provides quality and value driven patient care to all residents of the Station. Facilities at INHS Kasturi include an MI Room, a Medical Specialist, a Surgical team comprising of surgeon, anaesthesiologist and a dental centre. Services of Gynaecologist and Paediatrician have been outsourced who visit twice a week for OPD consultation.

INHS Kasturi – Front Façade INHS Kasturi – Front Façade

Medical OPD Laboratory Tests

Dental Care Physiotherapy

Operation Theatre Ward Rounds