GUWAHATI: The command of the Indian Army’s Frontier Gajraj Corps on Tuesday changed hands from Lt Gen Shantanu Dayal to Lt Gen Ravin Khosla.
Lt Gen Ravin Khosla brings with him immense operational experience and has served in important command and staff appointments both in Jammu and Kashmir and the northeast.
He came to Gajraj Corps from Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army), New Delhi where he was holding the appointment of Director General (Manpower Planning & Personnel Services). The General Officer has served in Srilanka during Operation PAWAN.
For his illustrative service, he has been awarded Ati Vishist Sewa Medal, Sena Medal and the Vishisht Seva Medal. In addition to his professional pursuits, the general officer is also a keen sportsperson and an avid reader.
Lt Gen Shantanu Dayal had an eventful tenure of a year at Tezpur during which the formation enhanced its capabilities in an exemplary manner both in the Kameng Sector as well as in the counter-insurgency operations in Lower and Central Assam. In the Unified Command HQ Mechanism, he chaired the Operational Group, which was responsible for executing the counter-terrorism operations in Assam.