Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma Articles 1

Lt Gen (Dr) Rakesh Sharma was commissioned in Gorkha Rifles in 1977, and had a career in the Army spanning forty years. He has had extensive operational experience in Jammu and Kashmir, North East and on the Western Borders. The officer had trained the Botswana Army for three years in Africa, and attended the National War College at Abuja, Nigeria.Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma attended the NDC at New Delhi. He was Research Fellow at IDSA and has done PhD in Defence Studies. General Rakesh Sharma commanded the Fire and Fury Corps in Ladakh, facing both Pakistan and China. The General was the Adjutant General responsible for the Human Resource Management of the Indian Army. He is regular participant in seminars, lectures in various institutions, and regularly writes for newspapers, military journals and contributes chapters in edited Books. He is currently on the EXECUTIVE COUNCIL of Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and Global Counter Terrorism Council (GCTC) and DISTINGUISHED FELLOW with Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) and Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS).-->

He can be reached at: ltgen.rakeshsharma@bharatshakti.in

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