We are proud to introduce Shri Vinay Loknath, who is approaching  his 70th birthday in the year 2024. 

He  completed  his matriculation from Piro High School, which was six KMs from his village and he daily had to cover the distance by walking. Pre University education was done from Ara & for graduation he came to Patna and got enrolled in College of Commerce. His father was a state Govt employee who guided and encouraged him to join Indian Navy.

After his initial  training at  Visakhapatnam & subsequent professional training at Jamnagar, Gujarat he served in various class of ships & Naval training  establishment. 

During fifteen years of his service he has glory of taking part in Indo-Pak confrontation of 1971. 

After his service in Indian Navy he briefly worked  for Chougles as Maintenance Engineer & was deputed for On -Job Training in  France & Switzerland. 

Then came the second inning of service in Merchant Navy industry where he was engaged for about twenty years. He got an opportunity to do globe-trotting, various  countries. His  visits included Norway, Sweden, Estonia. USA, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina,  Chile & others along the coast. Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, China &  Pakistan and entire Middle-East etc. interestingly,  In  Karachi, Pakistan, Indians were not allowed to step out of ship in those days.

After a very successful stint in Merchant Navy he started his third  inning where he discovered his first love of teaching: he is currently teaching  in Marine Institutes  BP Marine & Asha Marine  located at CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai.

He stays in kharghar with his three generations where he is blessed with the great company of his grandson Mihir.