Correct Answer : Option (B) - Admiral R Hari Kumar
Admiral R Hari Kumar on November 30, 2021 took charge as the 25th Chief of the Indian Navy after incumbent Admiral Karambir Singh retired from service.
* Admiral Kumar was serving as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command before taking the reins of the force.
* Born on April 12, 1962, Admiral Kumar was commissioned on January 1, 1983, into the executive branch of the Indian Navy.
* During his long and distinguished service spanning nearly 39 years, the Admiral has served in a variety of command, staff and instructional appointments.
* Admiral Kumar's sea command includes INS Nishank, missile corvette INS Kora and guided-missile Destroyer INS Ranvir.
* He also commanded the Indian Navy's aircraft carrier INS Viraat.
* The Admiral also served as Fleet Operations Officer of the Western Fleet.