Maj Gen Tejinder Kumar MP has taken over as Additional Director General of NCC Directorate Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh.
Major General Tejinder is an alumnus of Officers Training Academy, Chennai and was commissioned into the Corps of Signals in Mar 1988. He graduated from the prestigious St Xavier’s College, did his B. Tech from JNU and Masters in Management Study from Osmania University. The General Officer has served in varied terrain and has tenated prestigious command and Staff assignments, including tenures in active operational areas. An alumnus of NCC, the General Officer has passed ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate of NCC, attended RDC Camp and was also awarded “Governor’s Medal” for All round Best Cadet in NCC.
The Officer assumes the appointment at a time when the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir as well as Ladakh are undergoing phenomenal changes and the NCC itself has shifted focus to enrolment of youth from the border areas of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. The challenge lies in ensuring maximum youth from the border areas are enrolled under the Border Areas Expansion Scheme and integrated seamlessly with the nation.