UDHAMPUR, Aug 6: Lieutenant General J S Nain assumed the charge of Chief of Staff, Northern Command at Udhampur today.
He relieves Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh who would be taking over a Corps shortly. In a solemn ceremony, Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh and the incoming Chief of Staff paid tributes to the martyrs at the Dhruva Shahid Samarak, Udhampur.
Lieutenant General J S Nain was commissioned in the Dogra Regiment in June 1983 and has commanded 2nd Battalion of the Dogra Regiment, a Mountain Brigade in the North East and an Infantry Division on the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir. He has also held a number of important staff and instructional appointments including Military Observer tenure at United Nations Mission in Iraq and Kuwait. He has also served as an instructor at Infantry School, Mhow, Operations Staff Officer of a R R Force Headquarters in Doda Sector and has had tenures in Military Secretary Branch at Army Headquarters. The General Officer is also a recipient of Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Sena Medal for his distinguished service and dedication to the organisation.