New Deputy Chief of Army is Lt Gen N P S Hira [ Current News (Concise) ]
New Deputy Chief of Army Staff is Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) N P S Hira. After this appointment he is moving to Army Headquarters in New Delhi. Before his appointment he was serving as Chief of Staff of Northern command at Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir.
- He was hired in the Sikh Light Infantry.
- He has amusing experience of counter insurgency operations in J&K and in the northeast region, and conventional operations in Western command.
- During high violence period he had charged as the Battalion in Assam (Op Rhino).
- Under his command unit has won 32 gallantry awards and COAS citation.
- He had also commanded 12 Infantry Brigade deployed on the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector.
- On the LoC with distinction he had also directed the 10 Infantry Division in J&K for which he was awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal.
Awards and Honours:
- Ashok Chakra
- Kirti Chakra
- Shaurya Chakra
- Many gallantry awards.
- Published/Last Modified on: March 14, 2016