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Lt Gen J S Nain takes over as Commander of Army's Rising Star Corps

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Lt Gen J S Nain on Saturday took over as the 14th Corps of the Rising from Lt Gen Y V K here, a defence said.

A highly decorated soldier and an alumni of the National Defence Academy, Lt Gen Nain was Commissioned into the 2nd Battalion of the in June 1983.

The said during his career, Lt Gen Nain commanded his battalion at the Line of Control (LoC) in high-attitude area, a mountain brigade in the eastern sector and an infantry division along the LoC in

He was also the brigade major of an independent mechanised brigade group, at a prestigious infantry school and appointed at many other key positions, the said.

He added that the has excelled in various professional courses during his service and has many achievements to his credit.

Lt Gen Nain is a graduate from Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, College of Defence Management, Secunderabad and National Defence College, Dhaka, the spokesperson said.

He has the distinction of holding masters degree in defence and strategic studies and masters of management studies.

After a successful and illustrious tenure, Lt Gen has been appointed as the commandant of the prestigious at

The Rising was raised in 2005 and is the Indian Army's youngest corps. It is based in cantonment town in Kangra Valley, southeast of Dharamsala in

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 16:15 IST