Lt. Gen. Kamal Jit Singh

(Retd), PVSM, AVSM**, Ex-GOC-in-Chief, Westen Army.

Lieutenant General Kamal Jit Singh, PVSM, AVSM is a senior Indian Army officer and former general officer commanding-in-chief of Western Command. Mr. Singh was commissioned through the Indian Military Academy into the 63 Cavalry, an armoured regiment of the Indian Army, on 11 June 1977. During his three-decade long career, he has served in several counter-insurgency areas such as Nagaland, Manipur, and Punjab and was twice commended by the Eastern army commander during his service in Nagaland and Manipur. Additionally, he worked with the paramilitary force, the Assam Rifles, and the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces stationed in Angola. He has also commanded his own regiment, 63 Cavalry; an armoured brigade of T-90s; an armoured division, and a corps in the north-eastern region.

During his time with the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces (UNPKF), he served as chief operations officer and team commander. He was commended by the Chief of the Indian Army Staff and also received the UN Force Commander’s citation for his contributions to UNPKF.

His staff appointments include brigade major of an armoured brigade, assistant military secretary (Policy), military assistant to deputy chief of army staff (COAS), colonel general staff of division involved in counter-insurgency operations, brigadier general staff of a Strike Corps, and additional director general (Perspective Planning) at the headquarters of the Indian Army. He served as an instructor at the School of Armoured Warfare and also on the Directing Staff at the Higher Command Wing of the Army War College, Mhow. He was also awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Bar by the President of India.

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