No. IN THE WORLD - 7th
DATE OF FOUNDATION - 4 Dec 1947
SIZE - 58, 350
MOTTO - May the Lord of the Ocean be Auspicious unto us
HEADQUARTER - New Delhi , India
UNDER - Ministry of Defence Indian Armed Forces
HEAD OF NAVY - President of India
CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF - Admiral RK Dhowan
VICE CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF - Vice Admiral RK Pattanaik
DEPUTY CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF - Vice Admiral Pradeep k. Chatterjee
NOTABLE - Admiral SM Nanda
FUNCTIONING : - The operational control of the Navy is exercise by the Naval Headquarters in New Delhi through a chain of commands .
At the Headquarter , the Chief of Naval Staff is assisted by four principal Staff Officer namely , the Vice Chief of the Naval Staff , Chief of Personnel , Chief of Material and Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff .
The Navy is organised into three Naval Commands under Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief : Western Naval Command with headquarter at Mumbai , Eastern Naval Command with headquarter at Vishakhapatnam and Southern Naval Command with Headquarter at Cochin.