LAKHIMPUR: Major General Bhaskar Kalita, Yudh Seva Medal assumed the charge of Additional Director General (ADG) of National Cadet Corps (NCC), Directorate of North East Region on September 6.
The General Officer did his schooling from Sainik School Goalpara, Assam and is an alumni of National Defence Academy (NDA) Pune and Indian Military Academy (IMA) Dehradun. He was commissioned into 19 Kumaon in June in 1985. The General Officer has held many important regimental, command and staff appointments including Commanding Officer of 19 Kumaon, Commander 11 Mountain Brigade, Deputy Director General (DDG) Weapons & Equipment (WE) Contract Negotiation Committee (CNC), Integrated Head Quarter (IHQ) of Ministry of Defence (Army), General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 56 Infantry Division and General Officer Commanding (GOC) Uttarakhand Sub Area.
The General Officer was also instrumental as the Chief Project Co-ordinator (CPC) at Head Quarter Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) managing the prestigious twin projects of National War Memorial and National War Museum. The General Officer has been awarded the Chief of Army Staff's (COAS) commendation card in 2010 and Yudh Seva Medal (YSM) in 2014. The General Officer belongs to the State of Assam.