New Delhi: Lt Gen S K Singh will take over
as the Deputy Chief of Indian Army next month, following the
retirement of incumbent Lt Gen A S Lamba on October 31.
A senior Gorkha officer and an alumnus of National
Defence Academy (NDA), Lt Gen S K Singh is presently heading
the Jaipur-based South Western Command of Indian Army.
He was commissioned into 8 Gorkha Rifles in 1972 and has
participated in a number of operations, including the IPKF
deployment in Operation Pawan in Sri Lanka and in militancy
infested areas of Jammu and Kashmir.
He also commanded a Brigade in Siachen Glacier during Op
Following the elevation of Lt Gen Singh to the Army
Headquarters here, Lt General Gyan Bhushan will take over as
the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the South Western
Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan is presently serving as the Director
General Staff Duty.