Lt General M.V. Suchindra Kumar has assumed the appointment of the Vice Chief of the Army Staff on March 1, 2023. Prior to taking over as the Vice Chief of the Army Staff, Lt General M.V. Suchindra Kumar was tenanting the appointment of Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Strategy) at Army HQ. He has experience in intelligence, operations, force structuring, operational logistics and tech infusion in his recent appointments.
The General Officer has held various staff and instructional appointments to include an instructional tenure at Infantry School, Mhow, Senior Operations Officer in the United Nations Sector in Cambodia, Colonel (Policy) in Military Secretary Branch, Indian Army Training Team at Lesotho, Brigadier General Staff (Operations) of a Corps in the Eastern Theatre, Additional Director General Military Intelligence and Director General Military Intelligence at Army HQ.
Lt General B.S. Raju takes over as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Command of Indian Army on March 1, 2023.
Lt General N.S.R. Subramani takes over as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Central Command of the Indian Army on March 1, 2023.
Lt General Adosh Kumar assumed appointment of the Director General of Artillery on May 1, 2023. Prior to assuming this key appointment, he was serving as the Director General Land, Works & Environment.
Lt General R.S. Reen took over as Director General Quality Assurance on February 24, 2023. A 1986-batch officer, Lt General Reen was a senior faculty at Defence Institute of Quality Assurance, Bengaluru. In addition, the Officer is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata and headed the DQA(L) as Additional Director General (Electronics) at HQ DGQA, New Delhi.