CHANGE OF COMMAND OF INDIAN ARMY’S GAJRAJ CORPS

by Editorial

The command of Indian Army’s Frontier Gajraj Corps changed hands from Lt Gen Shantanu Dayal to Lt Gen Ravin Khosla. Lt Gen Ravin Khosla brings with him immense operational experience and has served in important command and staff appointment both in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast.

He comes to Gajraj Corps from Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army), New Delhi  where he was holding the appointment of Director General (Manpower Planning & Personnel Services). The General Officer has served in Sri Lanka during Operation PAWAN. For his illustrative service, he has been awarded Ati Vishist Sewa Medal, Sena Medal and the Vishisht Seva Medal. In addition to his professional pursuits, the general officer is also a keen sportsperson and an avid reader. 

Lt Gen Shantanu Dayal had an eventful tenure of a year at Tezpur during which the formation enhanced its  capabilities in an exemplary manner both in the Kameng Sector as well as in the counter insurgency operations in Lower and Central Assam. In the Unified Command HQ Mechanism, he chaired the Operational Group, which was responsible for executing the Counter Insurgency/ Counter Terrorism operations in Assam.

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