South Western Command (India)
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South Western Command India

South Western Command
IA South Western Command.jpg
South Western Command's insignia today
Active2005 - Present
Country India
Branch Indian Army
TypeCommand
Garrison/HQJaipur, Rajasthan
Commanders
Current
commander
Lt Gen Alok Singh Kler

The South Western Command of the Indian Army was established on 15 April 2005 and became fully operational on 15 August 2005.[1] It is headquartered at Jaipur, Rajasthan. Lieutenant General Alok Singh Kler is the present commander.[2]

The command's operational units include I Corps, formerly under Central Command, and X Corps, likewise transferred from Western Command.[1]

List of Commanders

Rank Name Appointment Date Left Office Unit of Commission References
Lieutenant General Krishnamurthy Nagaraj 15 April 2005 31 July 2006 Maratha Light Infantry [3]
Lieutenant General Parmendra Kumar Singh 1 August 2006 31 July 2008 Regiment of Artillery [4][5]
Lieutenant General Chanroth Kunnumal Suchindra Sabu 1 September 2008 30 November 2010 Regiment of Artillery [6][4]
Lieutenant General Shri Krishna Singh 1 December 2010 31 October 2011 8 Gorkha Rifles [7]
Lieutenant General Gyan Bhushan 1 November 2011 31 December 2013 Mahar Regiment [8]
Lieutenant General Arun Kumar Sahani 1 January 2014 31 January 2016 Regiment of Artillery [9][10][11]
Lieutenant General Sarath Chand 1 February 2016 12 January 2017 Garhwal Rifles [12]
Lieutenant General Abhay Krishna 25 January 2017 31 July 2017 Rajputana Rifles [13]
Lieutenant General Cherish Mathson 1 August 2017 31 August 2019 Garhwal Rifles [14][15][16][17]
Lieutenant General Alok Singh Kler 1 September 2019 Incumbent Armoured Corps [18]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Renaldi and Rikhye 2011, 21
  2. ^ "General Cherish Mathson to take over South Western Command on Tuesday". 1 August 2017. Archived from the original on 2 August 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Punjab". www.tribuneindia.com. Archived from the original on 7 September 2012. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ a b "PressReader.com - Connecting People Through News". www.pressreader.com. Archived from the original on 24 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Sainik Samachar". Archived from the original on 24 October 2017.
  6. ^ "The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) | Jharkhand | School gets new campus". www.telegraphindia.com. Archived from the original on 24 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ "Lt Gen S K Singh takes over as Army SW Command chief". Deccan Herald. Archived from the original on 24 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ "Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan takes over as SW command's new GOC-in-C". Moneycontrol. Archived from the original on 24 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ "SW Army Commander Arun Kumar Sahni retires". Archived from the original on 29 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  10. ^ Singh, Mahim Pratap (1 January 2014). "Change of guard at South-Western command of Army". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Archived from the original on 29 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ "Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni designated as GOC-in-C, South Western Command | NetIndian". netindian.in. 13 December 2013. Archived from the original on 24 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  12. ^ "Lt Gen Sarath Chand new GOC-in C of South Western Command". Archived from the original on 2 February 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  13. ^ "Lt Gen Abhay Krishna takes over Army's South Western Command". The Economic Times. 2017. Archived from the original on 24 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  14. ^ "Lieutenant General Cherish Mathson to head army command". Deccan Chronicle. 21 July 2017. Archived from the original on 24 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  15. ^ "Lt Gen Cherish Mathson takes over Army's South Western Command". The New Indian Express. Archived from the original on 7 October 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  16. ^ "Lt Gen Mathson relinquishes command of Sapta Shakti Command in Jaipur". 31 August 2019.
  17. ^ "Sapta Shakti Command chief Cherish Mathson retires". 1 September 2019.
  18. ^ "Kler is new chief of Sapta Shakti Command". 1 September 2019.

References

  • Richard A. Renaldi and Ravi Rikhe, 'Indian Army Order of Battle,' Orbat.com for Tiger Lily Books: A division of General Data LLC, ISBN 978-0-9820541-7-8, 2011.



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