General Pande would be the successor to Lt Gen CP Mohanty who is scheduled to superannuate on January 31. General Pande was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers (The Bombay Sappers) in December 1982. He was Director-General at Army Headquarters dealing with subjects of discipline, ceremonial and welfare.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Indian Army Founded: 1 April 1895,
- Indian Army Headquarters: New Delhi
- Indian Army Chief: Manoj Mukund Naravane
- Indian Army Motto: Service Before Self