SR Sridhar took over as Registrar on 11 August 2016. Commodore SR Sridhar (Retd) has joined the institute after prematurely retiring from the Indian Navy. He served in the India Navy for 29 years. He was commissioner in the Indian Navy in August 1987 in the Education Branch of the Indian Navy and has held various important assignments including Registrar, Indian Naval Academy, Command Education Officer, Southern Naval Command, Kochi and Deputy Director, Naval Institute of Educational and Training Technology, Kochi. He is very passonate about "Training of Trainer" domain and is a resource person in the field.