Lt Gen Pradeep Chandran Nair is new DG of AR

GUWAHATI, 1 Jun: Lieutenant General Pradeep Chandran Nair on Tuesday took charge as the 21st director general (DG) of the Assam Rifles (AR).

He has been a company commander in Manipur and Sikkim, battalion commander in Assam, brigade commander in Manipur, and in the recent past has also been inspector general of the AR in Nagaland.

He has served in the army headquarters as a colonel, major general and lieutenant general. He has also served as brigadier general staff in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa area, and in the Defence Intelligence Agency.