Lt Gen Anil Kapoor, AVSM, VSM Articles 4

Lt Gen Dr Anil Kapoor, AVSM, VSM superannuated as Director General Electronics and Mechanical Engineering on 31 Dec 2020. He was also the Director General Info Systems apriori. The General is an alumni of the prestigious National Defence Academy, Pune, Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, Army War College, Mhow and National Defence College, New Delhi. A Gold Medalist both in B Tech (Electronics) and Master of Engineering (Mechanical), M Sc in Defence Studies, M Phil in Strategic Management of Technology and is an expert in Radars, Guided Missiles, MRO asset management and condition based monitoring of assets. The four decades long journey that followed in military service bears testimony to maturation of his experience in military leadership, technology and innovation management, equipment management, change management, organizational behavior, ingenious administration and human resource management in diverse and challenging environments. The General has also been on two UN Peacekeeping Assignments as Senior Logistics Officer in Angola and Deputy Chief Integrated Support Services in Sudan on deputation to UN for two years, managed operational logistics in J & K Operation Vijay during the Kargil war, Operation Parakram and recently engineering support planning for Operation Snow Leopard in Eastern Ladakh in 2020. As a Brigadier he was Dean of Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Tactics in Military College of EME and as a Major General EME in Northern Command, he implemented Engineering Support Philosophy and Practices which has become a best practice in the Corps of EME. A Chartered Engineer, he was awarded the Eminent Engineer Award 2020 on 15 Sep 2020 by Institution of Engineers, India for outstanding professional contributions in engineering and displaying technical brilliance. He is a Master Class Independent Director and member of Institute of Directors and Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Professor of Practice IIT Tirupati, Director General Amity University and Chairman, National Advisory Committee, Asset Management Society India.

He can be reached at: anilkapoor2012@yahoo.co.in

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