Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Lt Gen R S Panwar Takes Over As General Officer Commanding 101 Area

. by Chindits
., a photo by Chindits on Flickr.
Lieutenant General RS Panwar, Vishist Seva Medal assumed the command of 101 Area on 14 January 2013. He is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Indian Military Academy and the prestigious National Defence College. In his 37 years of military career, he has held various important instructional, staff and command appointments.

He commissioned into Corps of Signals on 13 Jun 1976. He has commanded a Signal Regiment and has been Commander of a Signal Group as well as a Sub Area. He has held important appointments at HQ Northern Command and at .Army headquarters He was head of a Department at Military college of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow.

Lt Gen Panwar has been awarded M Tech and Ph D degrees, from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay as well as a degree in Master of Management Studies from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He was Major General In charge Administration at HQ Central command before taking over this appointment.

A highly accomplished officer has many firsts to his credit. For his achievements he awarded the Vishist Seva Medal. He has also been awarded the Chief of Army Staff and GOC-in-C Northern Command Commendation Cards.

He is married to Mrs Anupam Panwar and has two sons, Squadron Leader Yakshendra Singh Panwar and Nityendra Panwar.


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