Lt Gen S K Sharma takes over as Chief of Staff, Northern Command

JAMMU: Lieutenant General S K Sharma on Monday assumed the appointment of Chief of Staff, Northern Command at Udhampur.

He relieves Lieutenant General J S Nain who would be taking over a Corps shortly.

Lieutenant General Sharma, was commissioned in the Rajputana Rifles on December 17,1983 and has commanded 11th Battalion of the Rajputana Rifles, an Infantry Brigade along the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir and an Infantry Division in Jammu.

He has also held staff and instructional appointments including a Military Observer tenure at United Nations Mission in Liberia. (AGENCIES)