Vice Chief of Army Staff to visit ANC

Port Blair
26 Mar 2018

Lt Gen Sarath Chand, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC, Vice Chief of Army Staff will be on a four day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Command from tomorrow. The General Officer will be briefed on operational and infrastructure aspects of the Command on March 27. The General officer was commissioned into the Garhwal Rifles in June 1979. Prior to his present appointment, he was commanding the South Western Command of Indian Army.The General officer is a graduate of the Defence Services Staff College, has undergone the Higher Command Course and attended the prestigious National Defence College, New Delhi. In his military career, the General officer has participated in many active combat leadership roles. Other assignments include, instructor in the Commando Wing of the Infantry School, Brigade Major in a mountain brigade, a Colonel-General Staff of an infantry division along the Chinese border, a brigade-general staff appointment of a mountain division and staff officer with the United Nations mission in Somalia.