Lt Gen Ajai Singh, AVSM Has Been Appointed As The Next Commander In Chief Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN).

Lt Gen Ajai Singh, AVSM has been appointed as the next Commander in Chief Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN). 5th Generation Army officer since 1858, the General has the distinction of volunteering to serve in Kargil and Siachen, in addition to Kashmir valley and LAC-Sikkim.

Meanwhile, Lt Gen Ajai Singh, currently Director General, Military Training, will replace Lt Gen Pande as CINCAN, sources added.

Lt Gen Manoj Pande, who is presently the commander-in-chief of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN), will take charge as the Eastern Army commander on June 1, sources said on Friday.

Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) is the head of the Andaman and Nicobar Command, the first and only Tri-service theater command of the Indian Armed Forces, based at Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a Union Territory of India.

The CINCAN is a Three-star rank officer from the three Services in rotation. The CINCAN reports directly to the Chief of Defence Staff (India) (CDS) in New Delhi. He is assisted by the Chief of Staff of the command, a two-star officer, and the commanders of each component (sea, land, air) – one-star officers.


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