Jammu: Major General RK Sachdeva has taken over as Additional Director General of NCC Directorate Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.
Major General RK Sachdeva was commissioned into the Madras Sappers on 13 Jun 1987. The general officer has served in varied terrains and holds multiple military qualifications and also attended many prestigious courses in the Army.
In his 36 years of distinguished service, the General officer has held prestigious command and staff assignments, including tenures in active operational areas.
He has tenanted the appointment of Colonel General Staff at Army Training Command and head of training team at College of Military Engineering, Pune, Chief Engineer of Strike Corps, Chief Engineer of Bathinda Zone, Commander of Faculty of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering CME and Comd Madras Engineer Group, Bengaluru.
Major General RK Sachdeva has been bestowed upon with Chief of the Army Staff Commendation Card twice while serving with Army Training Command and Strike Corps respectively for his excellent work on Unit’s Commander Manual, operational planning and Command level Operational Exercise. The general officer is a keen sportsman and an outstanding golfer. He is an excellent player of badminton, squash and Table Tennis.
The officer assumes the appointment at a time when the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir as well as Ladakh are undergoing phenomenal changes and the NCC itself has shifted focus to enrolment of youth from the border areas of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.
The challenge lies in integrating youth from the border and disturbed areas of Jammu and Kashmir and integrating them into the mainstream of the nation.