New Delhi, Dec 3: The one month long vacant post of Director General of Infantry will now be filled by Lt General Jasbir Singh at the Army Headquarters. The post was vacant following the retirement of the incumbent, Lt Gen Rajendra Singh. Commissioned in the Dogra regiment in 1972, Lt Gen Jasbir Singh is an alumnus of National Defence Academy and a graduate of Defence Services Staff College, Wellington.
During his 36 years of service, he has held various staff and command appointments, which include a three-year-long tenure as Defence Attache in Myanmar. He has commanded an infantry battalion and division in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu Kashmir and a brigade in the western sector.