JAMMU: Lt Gen SK Saini today took over as the 12th Corps Commander of the prestigious, Rising Star Corps from Lt Gen Ashok Ambre.
A highly decorated soldier, Lt Gen SK Saini, an alumni of National Defence Academy and Indian Military Academy was Commissioned into “The7th Battalion the JAT Regiment” in June 1981.
In an illustrious career spanning over a period of more than 36 years, the officer has held important Staff, Instructional and Command appointments and has vast operational experience in all types of terrain and warfare.
Lt Gen SK Saini is a Graduate of the Army Command and Staff Course at the Staff College, Camberley in UK, the Royal College of Military Science, Shrivenham, UK and National Defence College, Bangladesh. He has the distinction of holding three Masters Degrees in Defence and Strategic Studies.
Lt Gen SK Saini has been bestowed a number of awards, both Gallantry and distinguished service including the “Yudh Seva Medal”, the “Vishisht Seva Medal”, “Chief of Army Staff Commendation” and the “Army Commander Commendation”. (AGENCIES)