Major General Jagjit Singh Mangat, Vishisht Seva Medal, Deputy Commandant & Chief Instructor, Indian Military Academy bid adieu to his Alma Mater on 01 Jul 21 after a challenging tenure of 16 months.
He ensured that the Academy pursued a dynamic training regime with strict COVID protocols during this period. A number of transformational efforts were actualised and the Academy also received appreciation from Army Training Command for its stellar standards showcased during the Passing Out Parades conducted amidst the pandemic. General Officer is now moving for his next assignment at Army Headquarters.
During a solemn ceremony held at Indian Military Academy, the General Officer handed over the Baton of Deputy Commandant & Chief Instructor of this prestigious training establishment to Major General Alok Joshi.
Major General Alok Joshi is an alumnus of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun & was commissioned into The Rajput Regiment on 19 Dec 1987. He has commanded a formation in Counter Insurgency Operations in Jammu & Kashmir. Officer is moving in after a successful command tenure and carries varied operational experience having served in different terrains/ sectors.
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