Former General Officer Commanding-in-Chief South Western Command and Colonel Commandant, Regiment of Artillery, PK is now the Director of United Service Institution of India, a leading defense and strategy organization founded in 1870. During a military career spanning 41 years, he saw active service in the Western, Northern, and North Eastern theatres including the 1971 Indo-Pak War, and held several critical command and staff appointments. He was also the Deputy Director General of Military Intelligence overseeing the Foreign Division at the Army Headquarters and was instrumental in shaping India’s military diplomacy.
PK is not just a decorated soldier but a noted scholar. He has numerous graduate qualifications and was a member of the Faculty at the Defense Service Staff College in Wellington, the Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, the School of Artillery in Devlali, and the Computer Technology Wing of the Military College of Telecommunication Engineering in Mhow.
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