Lt. Gen KR Rao is new DG Artillery

New Delhi, June 4 : Lieutenant General KR Rao is the new Director General Artillery.

Earlier he was the DG Manpower Planning and Personnel.

In an eventful career spanning around 38 years, he has held many coveted commands in the Army.

Prior to taking over his new assignment, he has commanded an Artillery Regiment in the J-K, an Armoured Artillery Brigade and an Artillery Division.

He carries with him vast experience of all terrains of the Indian Army from Siachen to the Deserts.

He also has the rare distinction of having served in all the Strike Corps of the Indian Army as Deputy Commander of an Infantry Brigade, Commander Artillery Brigade and General Officer Commanding, Artillery Division.(ANI)