Lt Gen Amarjeet Singh Bedi takes over as GOC, Gajraj Corps in Tezpur

Lt Gen Bedi has been commissioned into Garhwal Rifle Regiment on 13 June 1981 and has a distinguished military career, in which he has executed important Command, Staff and Instructor appointments.

PTI November 25, 2016 17:35:48 IST
Lt Gen Amarjeet Singh Bedi takes over as GOC, Gajraj Corps in Tezpur

Guwahati: Lt Gen Amarjeet Singh Bedi on Friday took over as the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Gajraj Corps located in Tezpur.

Bedi replaced Lt Gen Devraj Anbu who has proceeded to take over as GOC-in-C Northern Command, an official release
said in Guwahati.

Lt Gen Amarjeet Singh Bedi takes over as GOC Gajraj Corps in Tezpur

Representational image. Reuters

Lt Gen Bedi has been commissioned into Garhwal Rifle Regiment on 13 June 1981 and has a distinguished military
career, in which he has executed important Command, Staff and Instructor appointments.

He has the credentials of having commanded the oldest Infantry Brigade of the Indian Army - The Formidable Fifth in Arunachal Pradesh and Trishul Division in Leh.

His staff appointments include Colonel General Staff (China) Headquarters Army Training Command and Major General
General staff at Headquarters Eastern Command, the release said.

Prior to taking over the Command of the Gajraj Corps he has served as General Officer Commanding Bengal Area.

Lt Gen Bedi has also done various courses to include the prestigious Defence Service Staff College course at
Wellington, Senior Command Course at Army War College, Higher Command Course from NDU, Beijing, and NDC Course at National Defence College.

He has been decorated with Vishist Seva Medal in 2012 and Yudh Seva Medal in 2015 for his distinguished and gallant service, the release said.

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