Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane to take over as new Army chief
Lieutenant General Manoj Mukund Naravane took charge as the 28th Chief of Army Staff.
Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat is due to retire on December 31 after a three-year stint as the Army chief.
Mukund Naravane is currently serving as vice-chief of the army.
Before taking charge as vice-chief of the Army staff in September, Lt Gen Naravane was heading the Eastern Command of the Army which takes care of India’s nearly 4,000-km border with China.
Chief of the Air Staff: Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria
Chief of the Naval Staff: Admiral Karambir Singh
First Chief of Defence Staff: General Bipin Rawat