Jammu: Lt Gen JS Nain took over as Chief of Staff, Northern Command at Udhampur Monday. He relieved Lt Gen Paramjit Singh who would be taking over a corps shortly, an army spokesman said.
Nain was commissioned in the Dogra Regiment in Jun 1983 and has commanded 2nd Battalion of the Dogra Regiment, a mountain brigade in the Northeast and an infantry division on the Line of Control. He has also held a number of staff and instructional appointments including a Military Observer tenure at United Nations Mission in Iraq and Kuwait. He has served as an instructor at Infantry School, Mhow, Operations Staff Officer of a RR Force Headquarters in Doda Sector and has had tenures in Military Secretary Branch at Army Headquarters. He is a recipient of Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Sena Medal.