Commissioned in the Dogra regiment in 1972, Lt Gen Jasbir
Singh is an alumnus of National Defence Academy and a graduate
of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington.
During his 36 years of service, he has held various staff
and command appointments, which include a three-year-long
tenure as Defence Attache in Myanmar.
He has commanded an infantry battalion and division in
counter-insurgency operations in Jammu & Kashmir and a brigade
in the western sector.
New Delhi, Dec 03: The government has appointed Lt
Gen Jasbir Singh as the new Director General of Infantry at
the Army headquarters here, a month after the post fell vacant
following the retirement of incumbent Lt Gen Rajendra Singh.
First Published: Wednesday, December 03, 2008, 00:00