RAdm Shishir C Verma, VSM, has been appointed as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Special Submarine Projects) in the Integrated Headquarters in the Ministry of Defence (Navy) located at New Delhi.
Verma graduated from the National Defence Academy located at Pune in 1986, Defence Services Staff College located in Wellington in 2002 and Naval War College located in Mumbai in 2009. He was commissioned into the Indian Navy on July 1, 1987 and by 1993, Verma had already specialized in Navigation and Direction. He has done his specialist tenures on Foxtrot and Kilo Class Submarines and has also served as Executive Officer of INS Sindhuratna, INS Sindhuraj and commanded INS Sindhukesari, INS Rajpur & INS Ranjit. His staff assignments include Officer-in-Charge Submarine School, Director of Submarine Operations, Principal Director Submarine Operation and Principal Director Nuclear Acquisition.