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Lt Gen Subrata Saha (Retd)

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LT GEN SUBRATA SAHA, PVSM, UYSM, YSM, VSM (RETD)

Lt Gen Saha, former Deputy Chief of Army Staff is a highly decorated officer with a career spanning nearly four decades in the Indian Army.

In his last assignment as Deputy Chief he adopted the strategy, “Win Indian Wars with Indian Solutions,” driven by a strong and unprecedented collaborative process involving academia, industry (including MSMEs) and the Army.

He has a deep insight of military strategy, attributable to his experience as GOC 15 Corps, leading all military operations in Kashmir in 2014-15 and GOC of Division in Strike Corps. His experience as Deputy Regional Commander United Nations Mission in Angola and other operational assignments has given him an in depth understanding of conflict management. He led disaster management operations in four districts of Orissa during the Super Cyclone 1999. As ADGMO he coordinated the response to Uttarakhand Disaster 2013. As GOC 15 Corps he led the entire rescue and relief operations during the Kashmir floods in Sep 2014.

His brilliant academic record includes the Army Staff College, UK; the United States Army War College and Indian Army War College. He was adjudged as the Best Overseas Student at the Staff College Camberley, United Kingdom. He is a Gold Medalist at the Higher Command Course in the Indian Army War College. He holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College and a second Master’s Degree in Defense and Strategic Studies from University of Madras. He is an M Phil in Defense Management from Indore University.

He can be reached at: subysaha@gmail.com

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