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Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane is new Vice Chief of Indian Army

 

 

Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane is new Vice Chief of Indian Army: Profile, Service Career, Other Appointments

Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane has been named as the new vice-chief of armed force.

Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane will succeed Lt General Bipin Rawat who is set to retire on 31 August 2019.

Lt Gen M M Naravane will be in contention for Chief of Indian Army post as he will be the senior-most commander when incumbent Gen Bipin Rawat retires on 31 December 2019.

Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane has served for glorious 37 years of service in several command and staff appointments in peace, field, and highly active counter-insurgency environments.

Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane has also commanded Rashtriya Rifles Battalion in Jammu & Kashmir and an Infantry Brigade on the eastern front.

Other Appointments

Director-General of Military Operations Lt Gen Anil Chauhan will be new General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Command

Lt Gen AS Kler has been appointed General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of South-Western Command. He will succeed Lt Gen Cherish Matheson who retires on 31 August 2019.

Lt Gen, I S Ghuman has been appointed General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Central Command. He will be succeeding Lt Gen Abhay Krishna.

Lt Gen RP Singh has been appointed a head of Western Command. He will be succeeding Lt Gen Surinder Singh who is currently serving as commander of the 21 Strike Corps is set to retire from service on 31 July 2019.

 


 

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