R Adm Amit Vikram was commissioned in Indian Navy on 11 Feb 85 and is an alumnus of the ‘Defence Services Staff College’ at Wellington; Naval War College, Goa and Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management studies (JBIMS), Mumbai. He is a specialist in Anti-Submarine Warfare and has over thirty-one years of rich and varied experience in the Indian Navy. The Flag officer’s important appointments include Command Education and Welfare Officer, Southern Naval Command, Director for Naval Institute of Educational and Training Technology(NIETT), Director at Directorate of Naval Education, New Delhi. Prior to assuming charge as Principal INA, he was the ‘Command Education and Welfare Officer at Eastern Naval Command, Visakhapatnam. He is a keen sportsman and a well-known educationalist.