Lt Gen Chandi Prasad Mohanty on Monday took charge as the Vice Chief of the Army Staff, succeeding Lt Gen SK Saini.
In a career spanning four decades, the officer served in numerous positions in field and highly active counter-insurgency environments.
He has the unique distinction of commanding two brigades –first on the Line of Actual Control and at the multinational UN Brigade in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Lt Gen Mohanty’s staff and instructional assignments include a tenure at NDA , Brigade Major of an armoured brigade, military advisor in Seychelles, Brigadier General Staff (Operations) of a Corps in the Eastern theatre and Director General, Operational Logistics and Strategic Movement.
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