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LT GEN MANOJ KUMAR UNNI, AVSM, VSM, PHS, 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 level.

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 distinguished service.

Lt Gen Unni commanded the Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt, the apex hospital of AFMS before taking over his present assignment.

      
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