Captain Nirmal Raghu, VSM has assumed the duties of Principal Sainik School Amaravathy Nagar on 31 Jan 2020. The Officer is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy. He was commissioned in the Indian Navy on 01 January 2000.
The Officer is an Anti Submarine Warfare specialist and has also undergone training on Low Frequency Analysis and Recording from St Mandrier, France . He has served onboard INS Khukri, INS Brahmaputra and INS Betwa. The Officer’s prominent staff appointments include a stint as instructor at the Anti Submarine Warfare School, Staff Officer LOFAR at the Naval Operations Data Processing and Analysis Centre and Officer in Charge B Tech programme at the National Defence Academy.
The Officer has been awarded the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Commendation in the year 2004, The Chief of Naval Staff Commendation in the year 2012, The Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee commendation in 2016 and the Vishist Seva Medal in the year 2020.
He is married to Dr Asha Nirmal who is a Pediatric Neonatologist