Lt Gen Subrata Saha, GOC Chinar Corps Wednesday handed over the reins of Chinar Corps to Lt Gen Satish Kumar Dua at Badami Bag Cantonment here, a defence statements said this evening.

Lt Gen Dua was commissioned into the Regiment of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry in December 1979. A Graduate of Defence services Staff College, Higher Command Course and National Defence College, the General Officer has held varied prestigious command, staff and instructional  appointments that include command of his Unit 8 JAK LI (Siachen) and Brigade in J&K and command of a new “Counter Terrorism Force”, IGAR (East) which he raised in the North East. He has been a Commando Instructor and has also represented the country as the Defence attaché in Vietnam, Combodia and Laos.

Lt Gen Subrata Saha, who was given a farewell by the Chinar Corps, used a two pronged approach of “addressing the idea of militancy” by introducing the concept of 4Es i.e. Education, Empowerment, Engagement and Employment and neutralising militancy. He now proceeds to Army HQ to assume another challenging responsibility of the Director General of Military Operations (DGMO).


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