Lt Col Atul Kochhar

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Lieutenant Colonel Atul Kochhar (Retd.), MSc (Defence Studies), PGDM, was commissioned into First Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry in June 1986. He is an alumnus of NDA and DSSC. He was part of his unit in the Indian Military Training Team (East), Bhutan, for imparting training to the Royal Bhutan Army. He has served in all major areas/theatres of operations, including Op Chequerboard, Op Pawan, Op Parakram, Op Rakshak and Op Vijay. He was posted in Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre as a Training Major, DAQMG of 123 Infantry Brigade in Op Vijay, and as an Instructor in NCC Officer Training Academy Gwalior. He fulfilled his Executive MBA from IIM Indore in 2007. His last leg of service was in HQ 16 Corps in J & K, as Staff Officer Grade 1 (Internal Security) from 2007 to 2008, before he took premature retirement, after 22 years of service. He worked with a waste management company and later in Cairn Oil and Gas/Vedanta from 2009 onwards for over 10 years. He is settled in Noida and can be reached out at [email protected]/[email protected]. He is now closely associated with resurrecting the legacy of the IPKF *Views are personal.

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