Chairs of Excellence

Lt Gen Raj Shukla, PVSM, YSM, SM (Retd)

Lt Gen Raj Shukla, PVSM, YSM, SM (Retd) was the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Army Training Command (GOC-in-C ARTRAC). He has commanded a Medium Regiment in the Eastern Theatre as part of a Mountain Division. He later took the regiment to the Desert as part of a Strike Corps. He has also comma

Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd)

Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd) was commissioned in Gorkha Rifles in 1977, and had a career spanning forty years in the Army. He has had extensive operational experience in Jammu and Kashmir, North East and on the Western Borders. The officer had trained the Botswana Army for

Maj Gen S G Pitre (Retd)

Maj Gen Shashikant Pitre was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army in 1962. He took part in the 1965 and 1971 wars. During the Bangladesh War, he commanded a field company of the 102 Engineer Regiment. Maj Gen Pitre has a Master’s in Military Science and Engineering in Structur

Lt Gen PS Bhagat Chair

Chief of Army Staff has instituted Lt Gen Prem Bhagat Chair of Excellence (COE) to commemorate the visionary leader. He was one of the few leaders who was awarded the highest pre independence gallantry award ‘Victoria Cross’ and was the first Bombay Sappers to reach the exalted rank of Lieutenant Ge

Shri Jitesh Khosla, IAS (Retd)

Mr Jitesh Khosla, retired as Chief Secretary, Assam in 2015. He held several assignments both in the Central and State Governments involving development of infrastructure, devising and implementing frameworks for corporate law and Regulation and Economic Affairs. He has actively engaged in law and o

Shri Tarun Vijay

Shri Tarun Vijay was a former Member of Parliament. He was also the President, Parliamentary Group on India-China Friendship, Convener in parliament on India-Israel and India-Japan Parliamentary groups, Member, Parliamentary Standing Committees on Defence, External Affairs & HRD, Member, Board of Go

Lt Gen Dushyant Singh, PVSM, AVSM (Retd)

Lt Gen Dushyant Singh, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) was commissioned into the 9 MARATAHA LI in Dec 81. He is an alumni of NDC, DSSC, CDM, and Naval Post Graduate School California, USA. He has commanded an Infantry Battalion, Brigade, and a Division in Jammu and Kashmir. He has also held the appointments of IG

Lt Gen Balbir Singh Sandhu, AVSM, VSM (Retd)

Lt Gen Balbir Singh Sandhu, AVSM, VSM (Retd) was commissioned into Army Service Corps in December 1978 and superannuated in April 2017 as Director General of Supplies and Transport (DGST). He also held the appointment of Director General of Information Technology of Indian Army. He is an alumnus o