Lt Gen AJ Singh, VSM
1. Lt Gen AJ Singh, VSM was
commissioned into Remount Veterinary Corps in Feb 1982 and assumed
the appointment of 6th Director General Remount Veterinary Services
(DG RVS) on 30 Jun 2016.
2. The General officer graduated from Punjab Agri University,
Ludhiana in 1981 with Honours. After serving with Deptt of Animal
Husbandry, Punjab for a short duration of 04 months, he was
commissioned in the Indian Army on 26 Feb 1982.
3. During his long and illustrious career in the Army, General AJ
Singh has held a range of significant and prestigious appointments
in Indian Army which include Commandant, Adv Fd Vet Hosp in J&K,
Brig RVS HQ Eastern Command and holding the distinguished command of
an Equine Breeding Stud of Army and Addl DG RVS at Dte Gen RVS, QMG
Branch, IHQ of MoD.
4. The General Officer is a keen sportsman. He is an accomplished
horseman of international repute and has represented the country in
equestrian events at international events. Lt Gen AJ Singh, VSM has
been awarded with several honours and awards which include two Chief
of Army Staff Commendations and two Army Commander’s Commendations
in addition to various other trophies and awards. He was a National
Champion of Eventing in equestrian on numerous occasions, winner of
Bronze medal at Asia Pacific Equestrian Championship 1995 and Bronze
medalist of Eventing (Equestrian) in XIII Asian Games, Bangkok 1998.
He was the National Coach of medal winning Indian Equestrian teams
for Asiad 2002 and 2006. He still continues with his equestrian
sports and is an avid golfer.
5. Befitting his professional caliber, ingenuity & innovative
contributions for advancement of Veterinary Sciences, the Gen
Officer has been conferred with the prestigious Vishisht Seva Medal
by the President of India on Republic Day 2015.