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Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra takes over as DG, NCC

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Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra assumed charge as Director General of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) here on Friday.
 
Commissioned in the Madras Regiment in December 1980, Lt Gen Chopra is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun.
 
Lt Gen Chopra has commanded an infantry battalion in Operation Rhino (Assam). He has commanded a Brigade in Eastern Command and was Inspector General of HQ IGAR (South) in the insurgency-torn state of Manipur.  The General Officer commanded a Corps in Eastern Theatre and has also been the Commandant of the prestigious Infantry School. He is also the Colonel of The Madras Regiment since June 2016.
 
He is a graduate of Technical Staff Officers Course, has attended the Higher Command Course at National Defence University, China and National Defence College, New Delhi. He holds a Diploma in Defence & Strategic Studies from National Defence University. He was awarded Ati Vishisht Seva Medal for his distinguished service in January 2018.
 
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