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Talk by Maj Gen Bhupesh Kumar Jain on 'Special Forces in Indian Context'

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  • February 19, 2018
    Open for all
    1100 hrs

    Venue: IDSA Auditorium

    Speaker's Profile

    Maj Gen Bhupesh Kumar Jain, VSM (Retd) is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and Indian Military Academy. A graduate of the Defence Services Staff College and Higher Command Course, he has served for approximately two decades in a Special Forces Unit. He has combat experience of Sub Conventional Warfare in Sri Lanka and Jammu and Kashmir. He has raised and commanded an Infantry Battalion, commanded a Brigade along the Line of Control in J&K and a Division on the Western Front, in Punjab.

    Gen Jain was Defence cum Military Attaché of India to USA and Canada. He has led the Indian Army Team for restructuring and modernising Military Training of the Nepal Army. He has also led the Indian side for the Indo-UK Army to Army Staff Talks. He has also coordinated the functioning of all Indian Army Training Teams in foreign countries in the Army HQ. He has also served earlier in the Perspective Planning, and Staff Duties Directorates at Army HQ.

    Prior to his retirement, Gen Jain was responsible for post enrolment and commission training in the Army. Currently he is a Senior Fellow at CLAWS.