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Command As The 30th Chief Of The Indian Army

Command As The 30th Chief Of The Indian Army:

Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi has assumed command as the 30th Chief of the Indian Army, succeeding General Manoj Pande after his 26-month tenure.

  • General Dwivedi has a deep understanding of modern and emerging technologies, aiming to enhance operational effectiveness by leveraging India’s technology ecosystem.
  • The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) is the professional head of the Indian Army (IA), which is the land forces branch of the Indian Armed Forces.
  • The COAS typically serves a three-year term or until reaching the age of 62, whichever comes earlier.
  • Extensions are rare and usually granted only during times of war or national emergency.