Jammu, Aug 06: Lieutenant General JS Nain assumed the appointment of Chief of Staff, Northern Command at Udhampur on Monday.
He relieves Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh who would be taking over a Corps shortly.
Lieutenant General JS Nain was commissioned in the Dogra Regiment in Jun 1983 and has commanded 2nd Battalion of the Dogra Regiment, a Mountain Brigade in the North East and an Infantry Division on the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir.
He has also held a number of important staff and instructional appointments including a Military Observer tenure at United Nations Mission in Iraq and Kuwait. He has also 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.
The General Officer is also a recipient of Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Sena Medal.