Lt Gen Nehra takes over as new GOC of 16 Corps

Lieutenant General J P Nehra on Friday took over as the new General Officer Commanding of the 16 Corps at its headquarters in Nagrota, near here.

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010, 22:28 PM IST

Jammu: Lieutenant General J P Nehra on Friday
took over as the new General Officer Commanding of the 16
Corps at its headquarters in Nagrota, near here.
Lt Gen Nehra replaces Lt Gen Rameshwar Roy, who has taken
over as Director General of the Shillong-based Assam Rifles, a
defence spokesman said here, adding, Nehra has considerable
experience of fighting insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir and
Nagaland.
As head of the 16 Corps, Lt Gen Nehra would be handling
insurgency in the hinterlands and army`s strict vigil against
infiltration attempts from across the Line-of-Control in Jammu
division.

PTI