New Delhi: RAdm Sanjay Jasjit Singh took over as the Commandant of the prestigious Naval War College, Goa, on February 18, an official release said on Thursday. He has held a wide range of operational, training and staff appointments over the past three decades. Prior to this appointment, he was the Flag Officer Commanding, Western Fleet. He has been the lead drafter of the Indian Navys Maritime Doctrine, 2009, Strategic Guidance to Transformation, 2015, and the Indian Maritime Security Strategy, 2015. RAdm Singh has completed several post-graduate study programmes, including MSc and MPhil in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University, MA in Defence Studies from Kings College, London and MA (History), MPhil (Pol) and PhD (Arts) from the University of Mumbai.
Naval War College, Goa
The Naval War College (NWC) was established on 17 September, 1988, at Karanja, Mumbai, as College of Naval Warfare, with the aim of developing leadership qualities of officers of the Indian Armed Forces at the strategic and operational level with respect to critical thinking, analytical ability, policy formulation and proficiency at operational art. During its path-breaking journey spanning 31 years, NWC has established itself as a world-class transformational institution which inculcates a strategic outlook with a strong foundation of distinct regional and global awareness through its professionally sculptured curriculum. From its modest beginning, the NWC has evolved as a premier institution of higher learning in the faculties of training, warfare, wargaming, academics, leadership development and quality research in conformity with organisational aspirations with global benchmarking standards. It provides a conducive environment for nurturing research-oriented thinking and evolving future concepts on Core Issues confronting the Armed Forces. The course participants are exposed to a wide variety of contemporary, competing, personal as well as organisational perspectives on services matters, regional and global issues and leadership. There have been successive and continuous value additions, achievements and initiatives at training, academics, foreign cooperation, infrastructure development and conduct of events.