Lt Gen Ranbir Singh today took charge as General Officer Commanding of the elite Strike Corps based here.
"He is an alumni of Kapurthala Sainik School and graduated from the National Defence Academy. He was commissioned into 9th Battalion of theDogra Regiment," Defence PRO Lucknow Gargi Mullick Sinha said.
The General Officer has held various command, instructional and staff appointments, she said.
"His assignments include command of the Mountain Brigade and of an armoured division," Sinha said, adding he has served in the United Nations Peace Keeping Missions and at Army headquarters.
She said the General Officer is an expert in counter insurgency operations, operational art, information operations and his last assignment was at the Directorate General Military Operations at the Defence Ministry.