Pune: Commodore Mohit Goel, NM assumed duties of Commanding Officer of INS Shivaji at Lonavla on 26 Sep 22. He succeeded Commodore Arvind Rawal, who was at the helm for 17 months.
Commodore Mohit Goel was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 27 Nov 93. He graduated from Naval College of Engineering, INS Shivaji and holds M.Tech in Computer Science and Information Technology from IIT Kharagpur. He is an alumnus of DSSC Wellington and CDM, Secunderabad. His key tenures include Directing Staff at DSSC Wellington and instructor at NBCD School. He has served long tenures onboard Viraat and Naval Dockyard (Mumbai) in various capacities. The officer was awarded Nao Sena Medal in 2007.
Prior to assuming command of INS Shivaji he headed the Directorate of Aircraft Carrier Projects at Naval Headquarters.