Rear Admiral IB Uthaiah takes over as Director General, Warship Design Bureau

February 1, 2023 Photo(s): By PRO (Navy)

Rear Admiral IB Uthaiah, took over as the Director General, Warship Design Bureau, New Delhi, from Rear Admiral Bimal Kumar on February 1, 2023.

Commissioned into the Indian Navy in November 1987, Rear Admiral IB Uthaiah is an alumnus of the Naval College of Engineering, INS Shivaji, Lonavala, and holds an M. Tech and M. Phil degree in addition. In a career spanning over 35 years, he has served the Indian Navy in various capacities; with appointments at the Warship Design Bureau, Training Academies, Naval Dockyard (Vzg), all Naval Commands and the Naval Headquarters.

On being elevated to Flag Rank, the officer has tenanted appointments as Additional Director General (Technical), Project Seabird; Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam, and Chief Staff Officer (Technical), at the Headquarters, Eastern Naval Command, prior taking over his current assignment.