Lieutenant General SK Shrivastava Takes Over As Director General Border Roads (DGBR)
Lt Gen SK Shrivastava takes over as DGBR
New Delhi, 31 January 2017
Lieutenant General Sanjeev Kumar Shrivastava has taken over as the 25th Director General Border Roads (DGBR) and will assume command with effect from 01 February 2017.
Lieutenant General Sanjeev Kumar Shrivastava was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers from Indian Military Academy, Dehradun in 1980 and has attended all prestigious courses of the Indian Army including Staff Course at Defence Service Staff College, Wellington, Higher Command Course at Army War College, Mhow and the National Defence College, New Delhi. The General Officer has held various staff, instructional and command appointments. Some of his important assignments include Command of an Engineer Regiment during ‘OP PARAKRAM’, Command of an Engineer Brigade, Staff Officer in the MS Branch, Colonel Q (Operations) of a Corps and Colonel Administration in College of Military Engineering, Pune.
He has been the Directing Staff and Advisor at the Defence Services Command and Staff College, Lusaka, Zambia. The General Officer has also tenated the appointment of Chief Engineer (Northern Command) and later the Additional Director General Works (Army) in the Engineer-in-Chief’s Branch, Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army).
Before taking over as Director General Border Roads, he was holding the appointment of Director General Combat Engineers at Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army).
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