General Dalbir Singh, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM,
VSM, ADC, was commissioned into 4/5 GR(FF) in Jun 1974. He is an
alumnus of Sainik School, Chittorgarh and the National Defence
In a distinguished military career, spanning four decades, he has
tenanted critical Command and Staff and Instructional appointments.
He was a Company Commander in Operation PAWAN in Sri Lanka, raised
and commanded a Rashtriya Rifles Battalion in Nagaland besides
commanding an Infantry Brigade and a Mountain Division in Jammu &
Kashmir. He has commanded 3 Corps and Eastern Command.
The General has also held the appointments of IG SFF, Cabinet
Secretariat and was the ‘Vice Chief of the Army Staff’ from 01 Jan
The General is the Colonel of 5 GR (FF) and the President Gorkha
Besides holding two Masters Degrees one each in Management Studies
and Strategic Studies the General is also qualified in the Executive
Course in USA and Senior Mission Leaders Course in UN.
The General is a keen sportsman and takes special interest in Riding