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
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.