Lieutenant General Abhay Krishna took over as the GOC-in-C of South Western Command of Indian Army

January 20, 2017 Photo(s): By PRO (Army)

Lieutenant General Abhay Krishna took over as the GOC-in-C of South Western Command on January 20, 2017. He was commissioned into the Rajputana Rifles in 1980 and in a career spanning over 37 years he has tenanted active combat leadership roles at every stage of command in the Army. He has a distinct service profile, covering all military theatres ranging from counter-insurgency and anti-terrorism operations in the Eastern and Northern commands, commanding troops in High Altitude Areas of Ladakh and Sikkim to mechanised operations in Rajasthan and Punjab.