Jaipur : Lt Gen Mohit Malhotra, AVSM, SM assumed the charge of Konark Corps as its 27th General Officer Commanding on 09 June 2023 from Lt Gen Rakesh Kapoor, VSM who led the Corps to new heights of professionalism and administrative excellence.
Lt Gen Mohit Malhotra is an alumnus of National Defence Academy and Indian Military Academy and during his service career spanning thirty four years has held prestigious Command and Staff appointments.
The General Officer has commanded an Independent Armoured Brigade and an Armoured Division in the Plain Sector. His Staff assignments include serving in an Infantry Brigade, a Strike Corps, Operational Command Headquarters and Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence. He has excelled in all professional courses and is a graduate of Advance Command and Staff Course, United Kingdom.
Prior to this, he was Additional Director General, Strategic Communication at Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Army) at New Delhi.
On assuming the command of Konark Corps, Lt Gen Mohit Malhotra exhorted All Ranks to focus on operational preparedness for ‘Assured Victory’ in the modern day battlefield and combat readiness with realistic training.