Lt Gen Lamba to be new Army Vice Chief

Lt Gen A S Lamba, a senior Artillery officer, will take over as new Army Vice Chief.

Last Updated: Dec 02, 2010, 20:18 PM IST

New Delhi: Lt Gen A S Lamba, a senior
Artillery officer, will take over as new Army Vice Chief.

Lamba, who was the Shimla-based Army Training Command
chief, will replace Lt Gen P C Bharadwaj who retired from
service on November 30, officials said here today.

The government also approved the appointment of Lt Gen S
K Singh, who was hitherto Leh-based 14 Corps commander, to
take over as Jaipur-based South Western Command chief.

Lt Gen K P Parnaik will be the new Northern Army
Commander on January one. He will replace the present Northern
Army Commander Lt Gen J S Jaswal who retires on December 31.

Parnaik currently holds the post of Director General
(Perspective Planning) at the Army headquarters.

PTI