New Delhi: Lt Gen B K Chopra, Senior Colonel Commandant of Army Medical Corps, on Saturday took over as the Director General Armed Forces Medical Services here.
Chopra is a graduate of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College Kanpur and did his post-graduation in Surgery and Orthopaedics.
He was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps in 1977 and has held various regimental, clinical and staff appointments during last 37 years in the armed forces.
The General Officer has been appointed as President's honorary surgeon.
The General Officer has taken over the reins of Director General Armed Forces Medical Services from Air Marshal D P Joshi who superannuated yesterday.