Lt. Gen. Manjinder Singh becomes the next commanding officer of Army Training
Lt. Gen. Manjinder Singh becomes the next commanding officer of Army Training
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Srinagar, Dec. 1: The Army Training Command in Shimla has Lieutenant General Manjinder Singh as its 24th General Officer Commanding in Chief. He succeeded Lieutenant General Surinder Singh Mahal, who was superannuated a day earlier, the Army stated in a statement.

In J&K, the general officer oversaw his battalion in a high-stakes counterinsurgency setting, as well as an infantry division inside the strike corps, an infantry brigade at the line of control, and a corps stationed along the line of control for counterinsurgency operations. Throughout the Western Front, the General Officer has held a variety of staff positions in the corps and commands, as well as in the context of counterinsurgency operations. Additionally, the general officer taught at the Indian Military Academy and the Indian Military Training Team in Bhutan. In addition to attending the National Defence College in Thailand, he has attended many other esteemed schools, including the Higher Command Course and the Defence Services Staff College.

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As of January 1, 2021, the General Officer has the rank of Colonel in the Madras Regiment. Before becoming the General Officer Commanding in Chief of Army Training Command, he served as the Deputy Chief of the Integrated Defense Staff (Policy, Planning, and Force Development).

Sainik School Kapurthala, the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, and the National Defence Academy in Khadakwasla are among the institutions that Lieutenant General Manjinder Singh attended. On December 20, 1986, he received his commission into the 19 MADRAS.

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