Ministry of Home Affairs – 24-August, 2012 17:58 IST
Lt. General Ranbir Singh, AVSM, SM, Bihar (Infantry) has been appointed as Director General, Assam Rifles on deputation basis in the pay scale of Rs. 75,000-80,000/- for a period of two years or till his superannuation from Army or until further orders, whichever is the earliest.
Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, AVSM, SM was commissioned in 1975 in the BIHAR Regiment and in his career spanning over 37 years has a coveted career profile both in command and in staff appointments. He commanded an infantry battalion in Jammu & Kashmir, a mountain brigade in Sikkim and an infantry division at Meerut. On staff assignments, the General Officer has tenanted the important assignments of Brigade Major, Colonel General Staff, Brigadier General Staff and Major General General Staff at HQ Eastern Command.
The General Officer is an alumnus of Lawrence School, Sanawar and prestigious defence institutions such as Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and National Defence College. He has been an instructor at the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, the Infantry School, Mhow and the Indian Military Training Team, Bhutan. He has also represented the country as the Defence Attache at the Indian Embassy, Beijing, China.
Source: Press Information Bureau, GOI