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Lt Gen Naresh Chandra Marwah takes Over as the Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC)

Lt Gen Naresh Chandra Marwah, has taken over as the Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) from Vice Admiral SPS Cheema. The General Officer in his career spanning over 39 years has held various coveted Command, Staff and Instructional appointments. The General Officer has a vast operational experience, stretching to almost two decades across the entire spectrum of conflict. 

The General Officer has commanded an Infantry Battalion at Siachen Glacier, an Assam Rifles Sector and a Mountain Division in the Eastern Theatre and operationally challenging Corps based at Srinagar (J&K). He has served in General Staff appointments at the Brigade and Division besides two tenures, extending over four years, as Deputy and Additional Director General in Military Operations at Army Headquarters. The officer has been Directing Staff at all the Inter Services Establishments namely the National Defence Academy, Kadakwasla, Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and the College of Defence Management, Secunderabad. 

Prior to moving to Delhi the General Officer has been Commander-in- Chief of the unique and prestigious Tri-Services Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN) since 01 Jan 2011. As CINCAN with his strategic Vision, foresight, rich and varied experience of serving in Inter Services Institutions and organizations, the General Officer has contributed towards building and improving diplomatic and military ties with Littorals and friendly foreign countries. 

The General Officer was conferred distinguished service award of AtiVishishtSeva Medal in 2008 and Param Vishisht Seva Medal in 2012 for his invaluable contribution during his tenure as Commander-in-Chief Andaman and Nicobar Command. 

The General is also the Colonel of the Kumaon and the Naga Regiment and Kumaon Scouts. 


Source : Press Information Bureau

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