The celebrated actor was accompanied by actor-director Major Ravi.
The admiral delivered the valedictory address at the Hyatt Regency in Thrissur.
It is learnt that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has been apprised of the incident by the naval headquarters. In a statement, the Navy said a board of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the fire incident.
The Indian Air Force had on June 24 started its recruitment process under the scheme and it received 2.72 lakh applications till Thursday, the ministry said.
Those who cleared the exams will be eligible to appear for the Services Selection Board (SSB) interview rounds conducted by the Ministry of Defence for admission in the army, navy and air force wings of the NDA.
A Board of inquiry has been ordered to investigate into the cause of this incident.
The warship will operate MiG-29K fighter jets, Kamov-31 helicopters, and MH-60R multi-role helicopters.
Venkaiah Naidu was accompanied by Governor of Kerala, Arif Mohammad Khan.
Gen Naravane is the senior-most among the three service chiefs. He is due to retire in April.
Admiral Kumar was serving as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command before taking the reins of the force.