History

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Artillery Centre, Hyderabad was raised on 15 August 1962 as the Second Recruit Training Centre for the Regiment of Artillery. The Centre was initially raised with three Training Regiments with a designed capacity to train 3000 recruits. The Centre then was commanded by a Colonel. The first Commandant was Col Gurpartap Singh. The present Commandant, Brigadier Jaydeep Yadav, assumed command on 03 October 2020.

 

The Centre is located in and around the historic Golconda Fort. Gunners passing out from the portals of Artillery Centre, Hyderabad have excelled themselves in discharging various operations, training and administrative responsibilities. The Centre was awarded the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Command Unit Appreciation on 15 August 2008 for its significant contribution in various spheres of activity, especially in the conduct of 4th CISM Military World Games in October 2007.

 

 

 

The sports teams trained by the Centre have brought many laurels to the Centre. Six of its sportspersons have participated in the Olympics  and seven have medals in the Asian Games. Also, with proficient management and quality training this Centre has produced seven ‘ARJUNA AWARDEES’ and one sportsperson was awarded the ‘DYANCHAND LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD’ in Aug 2020. Since the inception of the Watermanship Training Cell in February 2006, it’s team has won 14 Gold, 10 Silver and 06 Bronze Medals at international levels (including 03 Gold, 08 Silver and 05 Bronze Medals at Asian Games/ Asian Championships).In addition, the Centre’s players have won 152 Gold, 113 Silver and 87 Bronze Medals at various national level competitions.

 

The cadets of Boys Sports Company of the Centre have also performed in an outstanding manner, displaying a strong sense of purpose and sustained commitment by representing India in Boxing, Basketball and Athletics at both national and international levels.