Major General Nilendra Kumar on Friday took over as new Additional Director General NCC Directorate, Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesman said.
He took over the charge from Major General S S Jakhar who has superannuated from service on September 30.
“Major General Nilendra Kumar is an alumnus of National Defence Academy and was commissioned in the Brigade of Guards in June 1982,” the spokesman said.
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“Since then he held numerous command and staff appointments. He commanded his Regiment in field area in Eastern Sector and an Infantry Brigade in Rajasthan. The General has vast experience of service in varied environments,” he said.
He was General Officer Commanding (GOC) of a Sub Area in eastern sector before taking over the present appointment.
In a brief ceremony held at NCC Directorate in Jammu, the Major General took over the reins of the State NCC Directorate, he said.
Meanwhile a grand farewell was accorded to the outgoing Jakhar by all officers and staff of NCC Directorate J&K.