DEW Ltd is managed by a Board of Directors. Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Managing Director (MD) being the Executive Head of the dockyard is responsible to the Chairman to run the dockyard effectively and efficiently. Four General Managers (GM) work under the  Managing Director. Six Deputy General Managers (DGM) work under the General Manager.  Under the Deputy General Managers, there are number of officers who are in charges of different shops and sections of DEW Ltd.