Lt Gen Manjinder Singh takes over as ARTRAC Command

Lt Gen Manjinder Singh
Lt Gen Manjinder Singh

New Delhi: Lieutenant General Manjinder Singh took charge of the Army Training Command (ARTRAC), Shimla on Friday following the retirement of Lt Gen SS Mahal on Nov 30.

“Lt Gen Manjinder Singh relinquished the appointment of Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff PP & FD, HQ IDS. He will assume the appointment of GOC-in-C, ARTRAC on 01 Dec 23. Lt Gen JP Mathew, #CISC & All Ranks HQ IDS congratulate & wish him best of luck in future endeavors,” HQ IDS said in a post on X.

General Singh is an alumnus of the Sainik School Kapurthala, the National Defence Academy and the Indian Military Academy.

He was commissioned into 19 Madras Regiment on December 20, 1986.

In a career spanning over a period of over 34 years, the General has tenated important Command appointments in varied sensitive operational sectors and high-altitude terrains.

He has commanded his battalion in an intense counter insurgency environment in Jammu and Kashmir, an Infantry Brigade at the line of control and an Infantry Division as part of Strike Corps.

His staff experiencees includes appointments both in operational and administrative domain.

During his service, the General has been an instructor at the Indian Military Academy and the Indian Military Training Team at Bhutan.

The General has attended various prestigious courses such as Defence Services Staff College, Higher Command and also had the distinction to attend National Defence College in Thailand.

For his exemplary leadership and devotion to duty towards, the General has been decorated with Yudh Seva Medal in 2015 and Vishist Seva Medal in 2019.

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