Lt Gen Arvind Walia appointed as Engineer-in-Chief of the Army.

  • Lieutenant General Arvind Walia has been appointed as the next Engineer-in-Chief of the Indian Army.
  • He will succeed Lt Gen Harpal Singh who retires on 31st December.
  • An officer of the 1986 batch, Lt Gen Walia is an alumnus of the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, and is also a recipient of the prestigious Silver Medal there.
  • Lt Gen Walia had earlier commanded an independent squadron in the desert sector, a regiment in Jammu and Kashmir and an engineer brigade on the Western Front. He has also commanded the MEG & Center in Bengaluru.
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