Maj Gen S Radhakrishnan an alumnus of NDA and IMA was commissioned into 3 Engr Regt of the Madras Sappers. Radhakrishnan before assuming the appointment of Chief Engineer Western Command was posted at CME Pune as a Cdr of Faculty of CBRN Protection.
The offr has performed well in the courses that he has done. He is an M Tech in Structural Engg from IIT Delhi, an alumnus of DSSC Wellington and has also attended the Higher Command Course at AWC Mhow.
Radhakrishnan, besides 3 Engr Regt, has served in 13 Engr Regt and went on to Comd 2 Engr Regt in Secunderabad & Nagrota.
Radhakrishnan has held a number of imp appts on staff and in Comd. Notable among them are Comd of Rd Constr Coy in Kargil which was resp for constr of Kargil Airfield, GSO 1 (NBC & Missiles) in MO 7, Col GS (Ops) in HQ 5 Mtn Div. In the rank of Brig he was CE with Navy in Western Naval Comd, CE Project Dantak in Bhutan and CE of 2 Corps.
He is a recipient of VCOAS Commendation Card and GOC-in-C Eastern Comd Commendation Card.
MrsAnita Radhakrishnan wife of the Gen Offris a graduate in Mathematics and has done her B Ed. She has been teaching in most stations till 2011. Anita has been with the offr in most stations were families are permitted and has been active as an Army Wife in welfare activities.
Rahul, 26 Yrs has done his BE in Electrical and Electronics Engg from BITS Pilani. After working for two yrs with N Vidia Graphics has now proceeded to US for Masters in Computer Science. After which he will join N Vidia US
Gokul, 24 yrs, has done his B Tech in Mechatronics from MIT Manipal and gone to Netherlands for Masters in Systems and Control from Netherlands. He is now working as Robotics Engineer in Netherlands.
HQ CE WC was raised in 1984 after en-block move from Shimla to Chandimandir. At present five CE Zones namely CE Chandigarh Zone, CE Delhi Zone, CE Jalandhar Zone, CE Pathankot Zone and CE (AF) WAC Palam are functioning under the jurisdiction of CEWC Chandimandir. Besides this some portion of CE (MC) Nagpur and CE R&D Delhi are also under CE WC administratively for the purpose of posting of subordinate staff. The AOR of CEWC spread in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, J&K upto Jammu, Rajasthan (AF Stations), Delhi & U.T Chandigarh. There are 21 CWEs working under the AOR of this Command out of which six CWE’s are under CE (AF) WAC Palam and remaining 15 CWEs are under remaining CE Zones.