Devendra Kumar Joshi

Indian chief of naval staff

Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) (born 4 July 1954) is an Indian military official and politician. He is the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Vice Chairman of Islands Development Agency (IDA).[1][2]


D K Joshi

DK Joshi official portrait.jpg
Admiral D. K. Joshi official portrait
14th Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Assumed office
8 October 2017
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byJagdish Mukhi
Chief of the Naval Staff
In office
31 August 2012 – 26 February 2014
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Preceded byNirmal Kumar Verma
Succeeded byRobin K. Dhowan
Personal details
Born
Devendra Kumar Joshi

(1954-07-04) 4 July 1954 (age 66)
Almora, Uttarakhand, India
Awards
Military service
Allegiance India
Branch/service Indian Navy
Years of service1974–2014
RankIN Admiral Shoulder curl.png 14-Indian Navy-ADM.svg Admiral
CommandsWestern Naval Command
Andaman and Nicobar Command
Eastern Fleet
INS Viraat
INS Ranvir
INS Kuthar

He was an Admiral in the Indian Navy and was the 21st Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "New governors appointed: All you need to know". The Times of India. 30 September 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  2. "Who is Devendra Kumar Joshi?". Indian Express. 30 September 2017. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  3. "DK Joshi resigns".
  4. "Chief of Naval Staff Admiral DK Joshi Resigns". PIB. 26 February 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2014.