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Lt General S K Upadhya appointed new IMA commandant


DEHRADUN (PTI): Lt General Santosh Kumar Upadhya has been appointed as the new commandant of prestigious Indian Military Academy (IMA).

A decorated soldier, Lt General S K Upadhya is an alumni of National Defence Academy (NDA) and IMA.

In 1981, he was commissioned to the 13th Battalion of the Garhwal Rifles.

During a career spanning over three decades he has served in various capacities in military operational services in Sri Lanka, North East India, Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab, according to a press release issued by IMA.

He is a recipient of Sena Medal (Distinguished), Vishisht Seva Medal, Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card and GOC-in-C Commendation Card.

Apart from commanding his Battalion, a Brigade and a Division, he has held varied staff and instructional positions besides serving twice with the United Nations in Rwanda and Cote D'lvoire.

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