New Delhi: Lieutenant General Nagendra Singh taken over the command of Chetak Corps on January 1, 2024 as the 34th General Officer Commanding. He has replaced Lieutenant General Sanjiv Rai, who superannuated on December 31, 2023 after his tenure of more than a year in Chetak Corps.
In a tweet, the Indian Army said, "Lt Gen Nagendra Singh assumed the command of the #ChetakCorps. The GOC paid tribute to the #Bravehearts at Yodha Yaadgar, Bathinda Military Station."
The GOC interacted with all ranks and urged them to continue maintaining high standards of professional excellence and values of the Indian Army, it further said.
The General Officer was commissioned into the Punjab Regiment in 1989 and is an alumnus of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and National Defence College, New Delhi. The General Officer has vast and varied operational experience of serving along all the borders of India. For his contribution to operations and distinguished service to the organisation he has been awarded with Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Yudh Seva Medal and Sena Medal (Gallantry).
After taking over the command of the Chetak Corps, the General Officer Commanding conveyed his best wishes to all personnel of Chetak Corps, their families, to all Veterans and Veer Naris. The Corps Commander urged all ranks to continue to maintain the high standards of professional excellence and values of the Indian Army.