LIEUTENANT GENERAL SN HANDA TAKES OVER AS DIRECTOR GENERAL OF INFANTRY

Lieutenant General SN Handa would assume the appointment of Director General of Infantry at Army Headquarters on 12 Mar 2010.

Commissioned on 14 Nov 71 into the 5th Battalion of the 3rd Gorkha Rifles on the eve of Indo - Pak War 1971. He has served along the borders of the country from Rajasthan and Punjab in the West to J&K in North, Himachal – Tibet Border in the Centre and Sikkim, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh in the East in different environments. He commanded his battalion at Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab) at the peak of Punjab militancy from 1990 – 1993, an Infantry Brigade during Op Parakram and Op Aman (Gujarat Riots) and was later Deputy General Officer Commanding of an infantry division in Op Parakaram. He has also commanded the Ahmedabad based Golden Katar division in 2005 – 06 and was Chief of Staff of Strategic15 Corps in the Srinagar Valley in 2007 and commanded Jodhpur based 12 Corps after which he assumed the appointment of the Chief of Staff, HQ South Western Command. Gen S N Handa is the President of the Gorkha Brigade Fraternity and the Colonel of the Third Gorkha Rifles Regiment. As Director General Infantry he will play a pivotal role in the ongoing transformation of the Infantry soldier to a modern net centric subunit.

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