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New Army Chief Family: Manoj Pandey’s mother was an announcer in radio, father was a professor… son and daughter-in-law are pilots in Airforce

New Army Chief Manoj Pandey: Lt Gen Manoj Pandey

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Lieutenant General Manoj Pandey Family: His father Chandrashekhar Ji Pandey has been Professor and Head of Department of Psychology at Nagpur University. At the same time, his mother Prema Pandey was associated with All India Radio.

New Army Chief Family: Lt Gen Manoj Pandey as the new Army Chief of the countryLieutenant General Manoj Pandey) has taken over. General MM Naravane (General MM Naravane) handed over the charge to him on Saturday and he retired. Manoj Pandey comes from the Engineering Wing of the Army and is the first Army officer of the Engineer Corps, who has been made the Chief of Army Staff. He is the 29th Army Chief and before that the 28th Army Chief was an officer of the Army, Artillery and Armored Regiment. Lt Gen Manoj Pandey is now the Chief of the Army Staff with 13 lakh personnel.Army Chief) Huh. He was made the Deputy Chief of Army Staff in February and before that he was heading the Eastern Command of the Army, which was tasked with guarding the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and adjoining sectors.

In the family of Lieutenant General Manoj Pandey, the generation before him i.e. his father was not in the army, but his next generation i.e. his sons are also engaged in the service of the country. Not only this, another member of the family, his daughter-in-law is serving in the army itself. Let us know in detail about Manoj Pandey.

son and daughter-in-law both in airforce

Lt Gen Manoj Pandey is a resident of Nagpur, Maharashtra. According to the PTI report, Dilip Athawale, a childhood friend of his, told that Lt Gen Pandey’s father Chandrashekhar Ji Pandey has been Professor and Head of Department of Psychology at Nagpur University. At the same time, his mother Prema Pandey was associated with All India Radio. She was an announcer in All India Radio. At that time a program called Madhu Malti used to be broadcast regularly. Prema Pandey used to present this program. Archana Pandey, wife of Lieutenant General Pandey, is a dentist. At the same time, both his sons and many are pilots in the Indian Air Force.

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Which command did you take?

  1. eastern command
  2. Andaman
  3. Gajraj Corps Command
  4. southern command
  5. 8th Mountain Division Command
  6. 52 Infantry Brigade
  7. 474th Engineering Brigade
  8. 117th Engineer Regiment

Such was the height achieved in military career

  1. 24 December 1982: Second Lieutenant
  2. 24 December 1984: Lt.
  3. 24 December 1987: Capt.
  4. 24 December 1993: Major
  5. 16 December 2004: Lieutenant Colonel
  6. 01 March 2006: Col
  7. 01 April 2010: Brigadier
  8. 01 July 2015: Major General
  9. 01 September 2017: Lt Gen

Honours and awards

  1. Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
  2. Vishisht Seva Medal
  3. military service medal
  4. foreign service medal
  5. special service medal
  6. Operation Vijay Medal
  7. Operation Parakram Medal
  8. High Altitude Service Medal
  9. Service Medal on completion of 9 years, 20 years and 30 years of service

Important role in Operation Parakram after the attack on Parliament

Operation Parakram was started by the Indian Army after the terrorist attack on Parliament in December 2001. In this special operation, Lieutenant General Manoj Pandey also played an important responsibility. Since the neighboring country Pakistan used to promote terrorism, under this important operation, there was a large-scale mobilization of military weapons and army personnel on India’s western border with Pakistan. At that time, the atmosphere was created in such a way that it seemed as if India and Pakistan were standing on the verge of war. During Operation Parakram, Manoj Pandey commanded as an Engineer Regiment in Pallanwala Sector along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.

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