Lt Gen A B Shivane, PVSM, AVSM, VSM

Commissioned in the 7th Light Cavalry, Lt Gen Shivane retired as DG Mechanized Forces and is presently appointed as Consultant with MoD/OFB. Gen Shivane has been General Officer Commanding of an elite Strike Corps and commanded 50 Armoured regiment during Operation Vijay and Operation Parakram, an independent armoured brigade and the elite Armoured Division. He has also served in counter insurgency operations in Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir and has been on a UN assignment. His other prestigious appointments include AQMG Mountain Division, GSO1 IS (Ops) in Kashmir, Commander Independent Armoured Brigade, BGS Strike Corps, ADG PP, GOC Armored Division and GOC Strike Corps.

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