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April2009

KGPian behind recent Indian Navy achievement

Rear Admiral M K Badhwar (1973 ME RP Btech, 1975 PGDIT) is the man behind Indian Navy’s recent achievement:

The Indian Navy’s firepower is going to be significantly boosted with the addition of four heavy warships. The navy’s design chief, Rear Admiral M K Badhwar, has confirmed for the first time, to Business Standard, that the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) — the top procurement body in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) — has cleared Project 15-B, the construction of four 6800-tonne destroyers by Mazagon Dock Ltd, Mumbai (MDL).

Full Article from Business Standard.

Mr Badhwar was recently decorated with the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (”AVSM”) by the President of India, for exemplary and dedicated service.

Our heartiest congratulations to the Rear Admiral.

Posted by: Joyjit Nath @ Apr 13, 2009, 12:04 pm PDT    Filed under: Media, Alumni    1 Comment »