Lt. Gen. Gurmit Singh was superannuated from Indian Army in February 2016 after nearly four decades of service. Recipient of four President’s awards for distinguished Service/ gallantry and two Chief of Army Staff commendation awards. Held prestigious appointments of Deputy Chief of Army Staff , Adjutant General and Corps commander 15 Corps (Srinagar).
He was Director Military Operations handling China operational and military strategic issues, and was also Additional DGMO. Participated in numerous Expert Group, Joint Working Group, Annual Dialogue and China Study Group meetings for over one decade. He visited China seven times for important military diplomatic and border/ LAC meetings. He led Military Delegation to China ( Beijing, Urumchi and Shanghai) in 2012.
He is a graduate of Defense Services Staff Course and National Defense College. Has done two M Phil from Chennai and Indore University on Defense matters. He researched on India China Boundary Issue in Institute of Chinese Studies/ Jawaharlal Nehru University during his study leave from Indian Army. He is currently pursuing PhD from Chennai University on ‘Smart power for National Security dynamics’.