Lt General Ajai Kumar Singh takes over charge of Southern Command

An alumnus of the National Defence Academy (NDA) and Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, the general officer was commissioned into 7/11 Gorkha Rifles (GR) in December 1984. Lieutenant General Ajai Kumar Singh has vast operational experience in all types of terrain be it counter-insurgency areas, high altitudes and icy glaciated regions of Siachen or the desert sector.