KOHIMA, Jan 11: Lt Gen Rajeev Sirohi, AVSM, VSM took over the reins of 3 Corps on Friday from Lieutenant General Gopal R, AVSM, SM who proceeds on posting to Army Headquarters.
Lt Gen Sirohi is an Infantry Officer from the Grenadier Regiment of the Indian Army.
Lieutenant General Rajeev Sirohi has had an illustrious career encompassing several prestigious staff assignments in Military Operations Directorate with command tenures being mainly along the borders and in counter terrorism operations. He commanded an Infantry Brigade in J&K and an Infantry Division in North East.
The General Officer has extensive international exposure having served in two United Nations Missions as well as two international courses abroad. His experience of the region include attending the Joint National Level Meeting in Myanmar and leading the Indian Army Military Delegation for Victory Day Celebrations in Bangladesh.