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D K Joshi
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Admiral D. K. Joshi official portrait
14th Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Assumed office
8 October 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Preceded by Jagdish Mukhi
Chief of the Naval Staff
In office
31 August 2012 – 26 February 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Preceded by Nirmal Kumar Verma
Succeeded by Robin K. Dhowan
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Devendra Kumar Joshi

(1954-07-04) 4 July 1954 (age 68)
Almora, Uttarakhand, India
  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal ribbon.svg Param Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Ati Vishisht Seva Medal ribbon.svg Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Yudh Seva Medal ribbon.svg Yudh Seva Medal
  • Nao Sena Medal ribbon.svg Nausena Medal
  • Vishisht Seva Medal ribbon.svg Vishisht Seva Medal
Military service
Allegiance  India
Branch/service  Indian Navy
Years of service 1974–2014
Rank IN Admiral Shoulder curl.png 14-Indian Navy-ADM.svg Admiral
Commands Western Naval Command
Andaman and Nicobar Command
Eastern Fleet
INS Viraat
INS Ranvir
INS Kuthar

Admiral Devendra Kumar Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) (born 4 July 1954) is an Indian military official and politician. He is the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Vice Chairman of Islands Development Agency (IDA).

He was an Admiral in the Indian Navy and was the 21st Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy.

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