Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi:
Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakvasala, Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, the erstwhile College of Naval warfare, Karanja and the prestigious National Defence College, New Delhi. The Flag Officer is a specialist in Anti-Submarine Warfare and has commanded IN Ships Nashak, Magar, and Talwar. His shore commands include Commandant, National Coast Guard, Mauritius during 2003 to 2005. He served as the Commandant, Naval Academy, and Commanding Officer, INS Mandovi, Goa during 2007-2009. He has the rare distinction of commanding the Indian Naval Academy twice, albeit at different locations, and in different ranks.
Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi:
Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi assumed charge as the Commandant of Indian Naval Academy on 12 June 2019. During his tenure, INA saw a huge transformation in infrastructure and training facilities. Under the Flag Officer’s leadership, on 12 November 2019, INA was bestowed with the President’s Colour for rendering 50 years of yeoman service in shaping Naval leaders for the Indian Navy, Coast Guard, and Friendly Foreign Countries.