Lieutenant Commander Abilash Balachandran assumed the charge of Administrative Officer on 11 Sep 21. The Officer was commissioned into the education branch of Indian Navy on 30 Jun 14 from the prestigious Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala. He has pursued B.Tech in Information Technology and Masters Degree in Telecommunication.
In his short and eventful career so far, the Officer was appointed at his Alma mater Naval Institute of Educational Training and Technology (NIETT) as an Instructor. During his course of tenure at NIETT, the officer was deputed to Muscat, Oman to teach the aspects of training technology to the personnel of Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). For his outstanding contribution towards service, the Officer was commended by Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command in 2017.
The Officer has completed his specialisation in Communication and Electronic Warfare from Signal School, Kochi. Prior to his present appointment, he served for 02 years as Deputy Education Officer and Instructor at Signal School.
The Officer is happily married to Mrs. Veena Abilash, who has pursed B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering.