Meghalaya: Maj Gen. Bhaskar Kalita appointed as Additional Director General of NCC (NER)



Major General, Bhaskar Kalita (YSM) took charge as the Additional Director General of the National Cadet Corps (NCC), North-East Region Directorate, on Monday.

An alumnus of the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA), Pune, and Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, Kalita completed his schooling at the Sainik School, Golpara in Assam.

Hailing from Assam, the officer has been part of important Regimental, Command and staff appointments after being commissioned into 19 Kumaon in June 1985. He was instrumental as the Chief Project Co-ordinator at HQ IDS, managing the prestigious twin project of the National War Memorial and National War Museum.

For his valuable contribution to the Indian army over the last three decades, the General Officer was awarded the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) commendation card in 2010 and the Yudh Seva Medal (YSM) in 2014.

(Edited by Shankar Kumar Turha)

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