General Nitin Gadkari (Retd), had a distinguished career in the Indian Army which spanned 37 years of commissioned service. He was commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery in June 1977. In his career span he served across the length and breadth of the country and abroad.
The General Officer has the privilege of serving in the Siachen glacier. Later he commanded an artillery regiment in an offensive corps in the western sector during Kargil operations. He commanded a brigade in the counter insurgency role in the J&K. The General Officer is a distinguished academician. He has a PhD from Osmania University. His subject of specialization is Motivation; part of the Organizational Behavior.
He has done his MA in economics from Fergusson College, Pune University. He did his MSc in Defence Studies and Master of Management Sciences from Madras and Osmania University, respectively.
Currently he writes on military and strategic matters and undertakes motivational talks in public forums.