Lieutenant General Avinash Chander Soneja posted as DG of OL and SM

March 30th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): Lieutenant General Avinash Chander Soneja, an alumnus of the Sainik School, Kapurthala, has been posted as Director General of Operational Logistics and Strategic Movement at Integrated HQ of Ministry of Defence (Army), New Delhi.

The General Officer had joined Sainik School, Kapurthala (Punjab), in January 1963.

A graduate of the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, he had attended the prestigious higher command course at Indian Army’s War College, Mhow.

He holds Post Graduate degrees in MSc and M Phil (Defence Studies) and MBA (HRD). He has held numerous command and staff appointments including the General Officer Commanding, Counter Insurgency Force (Romeo) in Jammu and Kashmir.

The General Officer has been decorated with the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and twice with Vishist Seva Medal for his outstanding performance.

The General Officer is married. His wife Neelam Soneja is a school teacher and the couple have two children. (ANI)

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