LT GEN MANOJ KUMAR
AVSM, VSM, DGMS (ARMY)
AND COL COMDT, ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Unni, AVSM, VSM & Col Comdt has taken over as the
DGMS (Army) on 01 Jul 2015. The General Officer is an alumnus of the
Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and was commissioned into Army
Medical Corps in Feb 1977. The General Officer is a Cardiothoracic
Surgeon and a recognized teacher and examiner at the post doctoral
During his illustrious career of 37 years in the Armed Forces
Medical Services, he has held various clinical and administrative
appointments. He has commanded Military Hospital Pathankot, one of
the busiest Zonal Hospitals of Army following which he was appointed
as Deputy Commandant Command Hospital (CC) Lucknow and later the
prestigious Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt. The General Officer
also has the unique distinction of having served as Major General
(Medical) of Northern Command, the most active Command of the Army.
During his stint there, he coordinated the medical relief operation
during J&K floods in Sep 2014 (OP MEGHRAHAT).
For his distinguished service, he has been awarded with ‘Ati
Vishisht Seva Medal’ and ‘Vishisht Seva Medal’ by the President of
India. He has also been awarded Commendation Card by COAS for
Lt Gen Unni commanded the Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt, the apex
hospital of AFMS before taking over his present assignment.