The centennial birthday celebrations of Late Admiral Ronald Lynsdale Pereira, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) were held at Bengaluru from 25 – 27 May 23. A large number of Armed Forces personnel and distinguished veterans, including former Chiefs of the Naval Staff, gathered to honor the memory of the ninth Chief of the Naval Staff, a revered figure in India’s modern naval history. As a part of the celebrations, a Leadership Seminar was organized on 27 May 2023 at Bengaluru, wherein Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief of the Naval Staff delivered the Keynote Address.
The seminar stimulated the audience with topics such as ‘Eternal Leadership Lessons from Life and Times of Ronnie Pereira’, ‘Adapting to Evolving Digital Landscape – Leadership Perspectives’, and ‘Galaxy of Naval Leaders and their Contribution to Growth and Development of Indian Navy’. The seminar also included a Panel Discussion on ‘Ronnie Walked the Talk: The Essence of his Leadership by Self-example for Tomorrow’s Leaders.
The large number of serving and retired Armed Forces personnel gathering for the event is a testament to Admiral Pereira’s enduring legacy, which continues to inspire current and future generations. Both serving senior leadership and distinguished veterans called upon all to follow Admiral Pereira’s example of leadership, integrity, and moral courage.