Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni, PVSM, UYSM, SM, VSM
Former Commander-in-Chief, Indian Army
Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni is a decorated scholar–soldier, with 40 years of commissioned service in the Indian Army. In his last assignment, tenanting the second highest rank of the army, he was the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of one of the six operational commands of the Indian Army.
His experience encompasses command and staff assignments, in the country’s most inhospitable and conflict affected areas to battle external and internal security challenges. He has displayed exceptional leadership ability to motivate his teams to achieve results far above expectations, be it along the disputed international borders against our neighbours or combatting insurgency in India and abroad.
Lt. Gen. Arun Sahni has an admirable track record of being a high achiever throughout his career, starting with the ‘Sword of Honour’ and President’s Gold medal on commissioning to the Army, in 1976. Among several awards for his exceptional leadership skills and courage, he has been decorated with the Uttam Yudh Seva Medal by the President of India which is the second highest medal for peace time gallantry. He has also been conferred the coveted Param Vishist Seva Medal, by the President of India, for sustained meritorious service…Read more