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Lt Gen B S Negi takes over as GOC of Central Command

Lucknow, Dec 1(UNI)Lieutenant General Balwant Singh Negi, YSM, SM, VSM took over as the new General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (Designate), Central Command here today.
He succeeds Lieutenant General Rajan Bakhshi who retired yesterday.
Before taking over Lieutenant General Negi has held the prestigious appointments of Commandant Indian Military Academy Dehradun and GOC 14 Corps in Jammu & Kashmir.
An alumnus of the Rashtriya Indian Military College, National Defence Academy and Indian
Military Academy, Lieutenant General Negi is a highly decorated officer with an illustrious career of 37 years.
He was commissioned into the Assam Regiment in December 1978 and has had extensive
operational contributions both in the North East and in Jammu & Kashmir. He has participated in Operation Meghdoot, Operation Rakshak, Operation Vijay (outside Kargil),Operation Parakram, Operation Falcon and Operation Trident in various command and staff appointments.
He was awarded the Yudh Seva Medal in Siachen in 1998, Sena Medal in 2012 in J&K and Vishisht Seva Medal twice in J&K in 2009 and 2013.
Lieutenant General Negi is also a scholar with a Doctorate on China, double M Phil and is pursuing another Doctorate on Tibet. He is also an avid sportsman with three Blues from National Defence Academy, a keen equestrian track and extensive trekking and motor biking experience in the Himalayas.
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