NEW DELHI, 30 Might: Lieutenant Normal Anil Chauhan, basic officer commanding-in-chief (GOC-in-C) of the Indian Military’s japanese command, superannuates on 31 Might after 40 years of service within the Indian Military.
Previous to taking up the japanese military, the overall officer was director basic of navy operations in New Delhi.
As director basic of navy operations, the overall officer was the principle architect of ‘Op Dawn’, beneath which coordinated operations had been carried out by the Indian and Myanmar armies in opposition to rebel teams working close to the border between the 2 international locations. He was additionally concerned within the planning of the Balakot surgical strikes, together with post-strike administration of the escalation alongside the Indo-Pakistan border.
Lt Gen Chauhan took over the reins of the japanese military on 1 September, 2019, from Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane. The insurgency scenario within the Northeastern states witnessed a significant decline in the course of the basic officer’s tenure, leading to diminished footprint of the Indian Military from quite a few Northeast states.
Underneath his stewardship, the japanese military additionally demonstrated its prowess and can to safeguard nationwide pursuits alongside the Sino-India border. This era additionally noticed vital stepping up of infrastructure improvement within the border areas.
Lt Gen Chauhan has been conferred with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal, the Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, the Sena Medal and the Vishisht Seva Medal. (Defence PRO, Kohima)