Commissioned into the Indian Navy in 1970, Admiral
Verma, a specialist in Communication and Electronic
Warfare, has four decades of experience spanning
across various afloat and ashore appointments.
His sea tenures include commands of INS Ranvir,
a Kashin Class Destroyer and the Aircraft Carrier,
INS Viraat. He is an alumnus of the Royal Naval
Staff College, Greenwich, UK and the US Naval
War College, Rhode Island. In the Flag Rank, he
has been the Flag Officer Commanding Maharashtra
Naval Area, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Policy
& Plans), the Chief of Personnel, Vice Chief of
Naval Staff and the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief,
Eastern Naval Command.