The Gen offr is an alumnus of NDA and was commissioned into the Corps of Engrs on 08 Jun 85.
He has attended Def Services Staff Course, Higher Comd Course and NDC. The Gen Offr is a post graduate in Structural Engg from lIT Kanpur and a M. Phil in Def and Strat Studies from Madras University.
He has held various regimental and staff appts. The offr has commanded 16 Engr Regt from May 2004 to Jun 2006 and was CE(P) Chetak at Bikaner and CE(P) Dantak at Bhutan.
The Gen offr has also held the appts of SO2(Design) at CE(AF) Shillong, GS01 (Ops) at HQ 15 Corps and AA & QMG at HQ IMTRAT Bhutan, Col GS (Pig) Northern Comd, Col 'A ' HQ Southern Comd and Col MS-12 in MS Branch.
Prior to taking over of present coveted appt of Chief Engr Central Comd on promotion , he has held the prestigious appt of DOG MO(C) in IHQ of MoD (Army).
The Gen offr is married to Mrs Sunitha , an educationist. The couple is blessed with a son iddharth and daughter Keerthana . Siddharth is working in Bangalore while Keerthana is a student of class 9th.