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Lt Gen JS Sidana is New Director General of EME

Lieutenant General JS Sidana has taken over as the 33rd Director General of the Department of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (DGEME) and Senior Colonel Commandant of the EME Corps on April 1, 2024.

Decorated Career

During his 38-year career, Lt Gen Sidana has held many important regimental, command, instructional, and staff appointments. Before his current role, he served as the Commandant of the Military College of EME for two years. Lt Gen Sidana has been the Master General of EME at Headquarters Central Command. He has also commanded an Army Base Workshop and the EME Centre.

Educational Background

An alumnus of the National Defense Academy and Indian Military Academy, Lt Gen Sidana was commissioned into the EME Corps in 1985. He holds a Master of Management Studies from Osmania University, an M.Tech from IIT Kanpur, and an M.Phil from Panjab University.

Vision for the Corps

On assuming charge, Lt Gen Sidana encouraged EME personnel to embrace technology and innovation to provide effective engineering support to the Indian Army. He also paid tribute to the brave hearts of the Corps by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial in New Delhi.

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