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December 4, 2023 3:25 pm

Indian Army veteran Dhillon appointed as Chairperson of IIT Mandi’s Board of Governors

The Fact News Service
New Delhi, August 28

President Droupadi Murmu has appointed Lieutenant General (Retired) Kanwal Jeet Singh Dhillon as Chairperson of the Board of Governors (BoG) of the Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, an official statement said on Sunday.

Lt Gen (Retd) Kanwal Jeet Singh Dhillon has been appointed for a period of three years.

The appointment has come into effect from August 25. Lt Gen Dhillon commanded the 15 Corps during the Pulwama IED blast, Balakote air strikes and the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A in the year 2019.

He served as DG Defence Intelligence Agency and Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff under the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) responsible for International Military Cooperation and strategic intelligence before superannuation on Jan 31, 2022.

He has been awarded the Param Vishisht Seva Medal, Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, Yudh Seva Medal, and Vishisht Seva Medal in his Army career spanning 39 years.

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