Srinagar: Lt Gen Subrata Saha Thursday took over as the General Officer Commanding of Indian army’s Srinagar-based 15 Corps.
According to an army spokesman, Lt Gen Saha, who has earlier commanded a brigade in the Valley, is a very experienced officer.
Before taking his charge as GOC 15 Corps, Saha was Chief of Staff at newly created Strike Corps based in Panagarh near Kolkatta. He has earlier served in Kashmir as Brigade Commander in Farkian in frontier district Kupwara.
Gen Saha replaced Lt Gen Gurmit Singh who completed his tenure in the Valley and now goes to Army headquarters on his next assignment, the spokesman added.