Shri JR Garg, Director General (Personnel) is an Indian Defence Service of Engineers (IDSE) officer of 1982 UPSC Engineering Services Exam. He did graduation in Civil Engineering and Post-Graduation in Irrigation & Hydraulics from PEC Chandigarh. The officer has also passed Building and Quantity Survey direct final exam of the Institution of Surveyors. The officer has large expertise in execution of works as AGE, GE, CsWE, CE and ADG at various MES formations across the country. The officer also did staff appointments of DCWE, Director (Plg), Principal Director & Joint Director General. The officer was also associated with associated with execution of a Hospital Project at Chennai while working as GE (P). The officer was on deputation to PGI Chandigarh for four years. The services of the officer have been acknowledged by the award of
E-in-C’s Commendation Card for execution of Air Force works in Leh in the year 1988.
The officer joined CE (Navy) Vizag when the station was facing the challengers put in due to destruction for cyclone Hud-Hud. MES under the leadership of the officer stood up to the challenge to restore and make good the complete Navy & Coast Guard assets within a record time of six months, which got tremendous accolades from the Users.