GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING-IN-CHIEF SOUTH WESTERN COMMAND

 

LIEUTENANT GENERAL ALOK KLER, VSM, GOC-IN-C, SOUTH WESTERN COMD

 

 

Lieutenant General Alok Kler, VSM took over the command of Sapta Shakti Command as 10 th General Officer Commanding-in-Chief.

 

An alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, he was commissioned into ARMOURED CORPS in June 1982. He is a graduate from the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and has attended various important career courses, at Army War College, Mhow. He is alumnus of National Defence College of Bangladesh.

 

The General Officer has considerable experience in varied operational assignments across India. He has served in Counter Insurgency / terrorism environ in J&K and North Eastern Sector. He commanded Armoured Regiment and Armoured Brigade in Western Sector. The General Officer has commanded the Armoured Division  and later he commanded the  Corps in Western Theatre. The General Officer has had staff experience at all levels. General officer has keen interest in cycling, fitness and sports. He is also an avid Environmentalist and keen Wild Life Enthusiast.