JAMMU, Jan 28: Lt Gen Amit Sarin, a highly decorated Army officer has been awarded PVSM on the Republic Day.
Lt Gen Sarin, a Senior Colonel Commandant was commissioned into Army Ordnance Corps on December 17, 1977. The General Officer has been awarded the coveted PVSM on the occasion of Republic Day 2017 for his valuable contribution to the Indian Army during his tenure as DGOS.
He has been instrumental in conceptualizing and implementing the automation in Army Ordnance Corps. He has given a major push towards modernization of Ordnance and Ammunition echelons and towards providing better logistic support to the field army. Under his stewardship, the Ordnance Corps has been the Nodal Directorate for implementation of e-procurement and e-publishing for Indian Army.
The General Officer took over the reins of Army Ordnance Corps on Aug 27, 2014. During his illustrious career the General Officer has already been awarded Sena Medal in the year 2000, VSM in 2008 and AVSM in 2015 for his immense contribution to the Corps and Indian Army as a whole.
During his career span of 39 years in the Army the General Officer has held various prestigious Commands and Staff appointments and has specialized in the field of Logistics management of the field Army. He is a Post Graduate from DSSC Wellington and MBA in Materials Management from Rani Durgawati University. The General Officer has attended the Higher Command Course and the prestigious NDC course.