• Fri. Dec 2nd, 2022

General Rajesh Kumar Jha appointed as the new Commanding officer of GOC – In- C 51 Sub Area Narangi, Guwahati.

ByNE India Broadcast

Sep 28, 2022

General Rajesh Kumar Jha who was serving with the Strategic Force Command took over as General Officer Commanding 51st Sub Area on 23rd September 2022. A paratrooper and a thorough bred professional, the General was commissioned into the Bombay Sappers in Dec 1985. He has had extensive experience in planning, formulating and execution of military matters both at operational and strategic level.

He commanded a Mountain Brigade and a Mountain Division in the North East. An alumnus of Sherwood College Nainital, NDA and IMA, he was also the Defence & Military Adviser at High Commission of India, United Kingdom. During his illustrious service, amongst many awards and accolades, the General has also been awarded Ati Vishist Seva Medal.He has been keenly involved in ensuring the ExServicemen community of the Northeast is well looked after.

Mrs Anupama Jha is a home maker and as an effective member of Army Wives Welfare Association, she has been at the forefront in all activities concerned with the welfare of Veer Naris. General and Mrs Jha, apart from their two children who are well settled, have also adopted two girl children from Arunachal Pradesh.

Report- Pratyusha Mukherjee

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