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General Dalbir Singh Suhag, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC

The present four star general of the ‘Indian Army’ and the 26th and current Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Indian Army, who expected office on 31 July 2014,following the retirement of General Bikram Singh. He served as the Vice Chief of the Army Staff (VCOAS) before assuming responsibility as Chief of the Army Staff. He is planned to resign as the Chief of the Army Staff on 31 December 2016.”He is planned to resign as the Chief of the Army Staff on 31 December 2016″


Respects and beautifications

Military honors | Param Vishisht Seva Medal

Uttam Yudh Seva Medal | Ati Vishisht Seva Medal

Vishisht Seva Medal | Samanya Seva Medal

Exceptional Service Medal | Operation Vijay Medal

Operation Vijay Star | Operation Parakram Medal

Sainya Seva Medal | High Altitude Service Medal

Videsh Seva Medal | 50th Anniversary of Independence Medal

30 Years Long Service Medal | 20 Years Long Service Medal

9 Years Long Service Medal| Early life and instruction

Singh is a third era warrior who was conceived on 28 December 1954 to Smt Ishari Devi and Ch Ramphal Singh, a subedar-major in the eighteenth Cavalry Regiment of the Indian Army. His family is situated in Bishan town of Jhajjar area, Haryana, India.

Singh finished his essential instruction in his local town and afterward moved to Sainik School, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan for his optional training in 1965 preceding joining the National Defense Academy in 1970. He holds Master’s degrees in Management Studies and Strategic Studies and has additionally finished the Executive Course offered by the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Hawaii and in addition the Senior Mission Leaders Course of the United Nations Peace Keeping Center in Nairobi.

Military vocation

Singh was dispatched into the fourth contingent of the 5 Gorkha Rifles on 16 June 1974. He was an educator at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun and served as a Company administrator amid Operation Pawan in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. He has ordered 33 Rashtriya Rifles in Nagaland. He then summoned the 53 Infantry Brigade, which was included in counter-revolt operations in the Kashmir Valley from July 2003 to March 2005, and the eighth Mountain Division in Kargil from October 2007 to December 2008. He was likewise named as the Inspector General of the Special Frontier Force.

Singh has finished different Indian and outside courses including LDMC at College of Defense Management in 1997-98, National Defense College in 2006, Executive Course in USA in 2005 and Senior Mission Leaders Course (UN) in Kenya in 2007.

Administrator of III Corps

Singh took summon of the III Corps, headquartered in Dimapur, in upper east Indian condition of Nagaland. In 2012, he was put under a ‘Train and Vigilance’ boycott by the then friendly Army Chief General V K Singh. Singh’s unit had professedly bungled up a military knowledge operation in Jorhat, Assam, which happened amid his residency as the III Corps commander.The ‘Teach and Vigilance’ boycott was, be that as it may, hence denied by the following armed force boss General Bikram Singh with the simultaneousness of then Minister of Defense A K Antony.

Administrator of Eastern Command of Indian Army

He was elevated to General Officer Commanding of a Command (GOC-in-C) of Eastern Army situated in Kolkata on 16 June 2012 and served it that limit until 31 December 2013.

As Vice Chief of the Army staff

Singh supplanted Lt Gen S K Singh as the Vice Chief of Army staff (VCOAS) on 31 December 2013. He held this post until 30 July 2014.

As Chief of the Army staff

On 14 May 2014, Government of India reports its choice to select Singh as next Chief of the Army staff. His name was prescribed by the Defense Ministry of India to the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) which was going by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He accepted charge as Chief of the Army staff on 31 July 2014 and will serve in that limit until 31 December 2016. He is the third officer from the Gorkha Rifles to wind up distinctly the Chief of the Army, after the late Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw and General Gopal Gurunath Bewoor.

Push over arrangement

On 7 July 2014, the Supreme Court of India declined to stay or slow down Singh’s arrangement as next Army Chief, because of a request of documented by Lt Gen Ravi Dastane testing his arrangement as Eastern Army Commander. The Bench watched that there is no reason and earnestness to remain the arrangement and that the appeal to related to Singh’s arrangement as armed force authority and subsequently issues identifying with arrangement of armed force boss did not need to be managed at this stage.Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi speaking to NDA drove focal government, likewise supported the arrangement, saying there is nothing in the affirmations leveled and Singh satisfies every one of the criteria for the post incorporating being senior-most in the rank rundown. He likewise said that the boycott forced on Singh in 2012 was lifted and he was released from all charges. Prior on 10 June 2014, the focal government had told the Supreme Court that the charged omissions which were made as grounds to force disciplinary prohibition on Army Vice Chief Dalbir Singh by then Army Chief V K Singh, were “planned”, “ambiguous” and “unlawful”.


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