Jalandhar, Nov 6, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)
Lt Gen Sanjeev Sharma, took over as the General Officer Commanding of the prestigious Vajra Corps today. He was commissioned in the RAJPUTANA RIFLES in December 1983 and is an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, College of Defence Management and National Defence College.
The General Officer has commanded an Infantry Battalion in an active counter insurgency environment in the North East, Infantry Brigade on the Line of Control and Infantry Division in Jammu & Kashmir.
The General officer has held prestigious staff appointments at Headquarters Army Training Command, Headquarters Directorate General of Assam Rifles and Military Operations & Military Intelligence Directorates at Army Headquarters. He has also served as a Military Observer with United Nations Mission in Liberia.
The General officer has also been an instructor at Indian Military Academy. The officer is a recipient of Yudh Seva Medal and GOC-in-C ARTRAC Commendation Card during the span of 35 years of illustrious service.
Lt Gen Sanjeev Sharma, YSM has been the Chief of Staff at Headquarters Northern Command prior to assuming command of Vajra Corps.