Bhopal, 1st January 2024: Lieutenant General Prit Pal Singh took over the reins of the Sudarshan Chakra Corps from Lieutenant General Vipul Shinghal, Sena Medal on 01 Jan 2024, as the 28th General Officer Commanding.
Lieutenant General Prit Pal Singh was commissioned into 62 Cavalary of the Armoured Corps in Dec 1989. He is an alumnus of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. In a career spanning over 34 years, he has tenanted active combat roles at respective stages of command in the Army. The General has a distinct service profile, having attended various prestigious courses including the Defence Services Staff Course at Wellington, Higher Command Course at Mhow and National Defence Course at Delhi. He brings with him vast experience of varied Military theatres ranging from Desert to Counter Terrorism Operations.
The General has tenanted varied important Command, Staff and Instructional appointments to include tenures in various capacities at Brigade, Division, Corps, Command and at Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army). His command tenures include command of an Armoured Regiment on the Western Front and in Counter Terrorism environment, command of an Armoured Brigade and General Officer Commanding of an Infantry Division in Southern Command. The General has served in Department of Peacekeeping Operations at Headquarters United Nations, New York as well as in United Nations Peacekeeping Missions in Ethiopia & Eriteria. He has also been a Directing staff at Senior Command Wing, Army War College, Mhow.
Prior to taking over the Sudarshan Chakra Corps, he was tenanting the appointment of Major General General Staff at Headquarters Southern Command. General Officer for his exemplary dedication and distinguished service has been awarded Vice Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card during his tenure at Military Operations Directorate, General Officer Commanding in Chief Western Command Commendation Card during Command of 62 Cavalary, General Officer Commanding in Chief ARTRAC Commendation Card during his tenure at Army War College and General Officer Commanding in Chief Southern Command Commendation Card during staff tenure at Headquarters Southern Command.
On assumption of Command of the prestigious Sudarshan Chakra Corps, the Corps Commander extends his warm greetings to all ranks, Veer Naris and veterans as well as their family members.