Berhampur, March 25 (LocalWire): Commodore Rituraj Sahu on Monday took charge as commanding officer of the Indian Navy’s premier Sailors’ Training Establishment (INS Chilka).
His predecessor Commodore Manish Misra was given a warm send off by the naval officers at an impressive ceremonial parade.
Sahu, a navigation and direction specialist, was commissioned in the navy on July 1, 1990.
He graduated from the prestigious National Defence Academy in Khadakvasla before joining the Defence Services Staff College in Wellington and a higher command course in Secunderabad.
Sahu, who hails from Chatrapur in Ganjam district, held several assignments in his 29 years of servicein navy. He commanded IN Ships Cuddalore, Karwar and stealth frigate INS Tarkash.
He was also the executive officer of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat.