National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 11 October 2017
Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh, assumed command of the elite White Knight Corps from Lt Gen AK Sharma. In his farewell message, General Sharma complimented all ranks of White Knight Corps for their professionalism and dedication and thanked the civil administration for the excellent synergy with the Armed Forces.
Lt Gen Saranjeet Singh, was commissioned in 1981 into the SIKH Light Infantry Regiment. The General officer is an alumnus of DSSC, Wellington, Army War College, Mhow and National Defence College, New Delhi. He is well versed with the terrain and existing operational dynamics of the area South of Pir Panjal having commanded a Brigade and a Division, in this region.
The General officer has also held various operational and staff appointments in field formations and also had tenures in Perspective Planning Directorate and Military Operations Directorate at Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army).
He has been an instructor at NDA, Khadakwasla, Army War College, Mhow and a Team Leader at Army Training Team in Botswana. He has also had a tenure in Perspective Planning Directorate and Military Operations Directorate at Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army).
Before taking charge of White Knight Corps, the General officer was Chief of Staff at South Western Command. The General officer has been decorated with YSM and GOC-in-C Western Command Commendation Card.
On assuming command of White Knight Corps, he exhorted all ranks to continue working with the same zeal and enthusiasm and always be combat ready to thwart the nefarious designs of enemy and inimical forces.