|Archive data: Person was Research Fellow at IDSA from April 2009 to January 2011|
Counter-terrorism, Operational Readiness and Sustainability Issues
MSc in Defence Studies
Commissioned into the Maratha Light Infantry in 1983, the officer has commanded a Rashtriya Rifles battalion in North Kashmir, and among other tenures served along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, and the watershed in East Sikkim. He has tenanted several important staff including tenures with Directorate General of Military Operations (DGMO) and Directorate General of Operational Logistics and Strategic Movement (DGOL & SM) at the Integrated HQ of MoD (Army). He has been an instructor at Indian Military Academy (IMA) Dehradun and Infantry School Mhow. The officer has also held a staff appointment with the United Nations Verification and Enforcement Mission Headquarters (UNAVEM-III & MONUA) in Angola. An alumnus of National Defence Academy (NDA) Kharakwasla and Defence Services Staff College (DSSC) Wellington, he has attended the Higher Command Course at Army War College, Mhow and the international fellows’ program at the Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies (APCSS), Hawaii, USA. He has been a visiting fellow to the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore.