Captain Vinay Tiwari took over as Principal, Sainik School Imphal on 09 Apr 2016. Prior to the present appointment, he was posted at HQ Western Naval Command as Command Meteorological Officer.
Captain Vinay Tiwari hails from Dehra Dun and has done his Masters in Mathematics from HNB Garhwal University before joining the Indian Navy on 05 Aug 1996. He also holds a PG Diploma in Satellite Meteorology & Global Climate from Space Applications Centre (ISRO), Ahmedabad and a MPhil degree in Oceanography from Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT).
In his illustrious career of nearly two decades, he has carried out various Training and Operational appointments of Instructor, Chief Instructor, Senior Met Officer, Deputy Director(Ocean), Cdr(Met/Edn) in various Establishments of the Indian Navy including INS Viraat.
The officer plays indoor games viz Badminton & Table Tennis and has great taste for pencil sketching and music.
Cdr Monika Pande (Retd), w/o Capt Vinay Tiwari has also served in the Indian Navy for 14 years. She is also a sports enthusiast and loves to play Badminton. The couple are blessed with two daughters who are presently studying in class VIII and III respectively.