Lt General Ghuman takes command of Sudarshan Chakra Corps

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 02 Jul 2017 10:55:28

 


 

Staff Reporter,

The General Officer has also introduced many environmental projects in Bhopal Military Station besides refurbishing the ‘Yodhasthal’, which remains Number 1 tourist attraction of Bhopal

Lieutenant General Iqroop Singh Ghuman took over the command of the Sudarshan Chakra Corps from Lieutenant General Cherish Mathson on Saturday as the 22nd General Officer Commanding of the Sudarshan Chakra Corps.
Lieutenant General Cherish Mathson steered the Sudarshan Chakra Corps to achieve a high level of operational readiness through focused training and meaningful human resource development.


The General Officer has also introduced numerous meaningful environmental projects in Bhopal Military Station besides refurbishing the ‘Yodhasthal’, which remains the Number 1 tourist attraction of Bhopal.
Lieutenant General Iqroop Singh Ghuman was commissioned into the Brigade of Guards in June 1981. He is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun.


He has attended the Defence Services Staff College, Junior Command, Senior Command, Higher Command and National Defence College courses. He has also attended a Counter Terrorism Course in the United States.


Various important command, staff and instructional appointments tenanted by the two General Officer include Instructor at Infantry School, Mhow; Brigade Major of a Mountain Brigade; Colonel General Staff of Army Training Command; Brigadier General Staff of Corps in Western Theatre; Major General Operational Logistics of a command and till recently, was Chief of Staff of an operational command. The General Officer was also posted as Military Observer in United Nations Mission in Angola.


He has commanded an Anti-Tank Guided Missile Battalion and has been Commander of an Infantry Brigade and General Officer Commanding of an Infantry Division.
He is a recipient of the ‘Ati Vishisht Seva’ Medal for exceptional service while serving as Chief of Staff of an operational command.