Lt Gen SK Shrivastava, AVSM, an alumnus of National Defence Academy, was commissioned into the Sapper Fraternity in 1980. He has held various Command and Staff appointments, important amongst these are Staff Officer (Design) in Chief Engineer, Vishakhapatnam, Garrison Engineer CE DGNP, AMS in MS Branch, Col Q (Ops) in HQ 16 Corps and Col Adm in CME Pune. He has commanded an Engineer Regiment and an Engineer Bde. He has been an instructor in Staff College Zambia for a two-year duration. The General Officer is a graduate from Defence Services Staff College and has attended all imp career courses like JC, SC, HC and NDC. Lt Gen SK Shrivastava is a post graduate in Docks and Harbour from IIT Powai and has M Phil degrees from DAAV Indore and Madras University. He has also served as Dy MS-12, IHQ of MoD (Army), New Delhi, Chief Engineer HQ Northern Command, ADGW (Army), DGCE in E-in-C's Branch. On assuming the rank of Lt Gen, he was appointed as Director Gen Border Roads, where he was awarded "AVSM" for his outstanding services and achievements in fast tracking the execution of Indo-China Border Roads. He is now tenanting the appointment of E-in-C.