Lieutenant General JS Nain took over as the Chief of Staff, Northern Command, at Udhampur on Monday. He replaced Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh.
Lieutenant General JS Nain, was commissioned in the Dogra Regiment in Jun 1983 and has commanded 2nd Battalion of the Dogra Regiment, a Mountain Brigade in the North East and an Infantry Division on the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir.
He has also held a number of important staff and instructional appointments, including the role of a military observer at the United Nations Mission in Iraq and Kuwait.
The General Officer is also a recipient of Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Sena Medal.