Srinagar: Lt Gen ADS Aujla would be the next commander of the Army’s Srinagar based sensitive and strategic 15 corps, defence sources in Delhi said.
Lt Gen Aujla is likely take the charge of 15 corps also known as Chinar Corps in June.
Aujla was promoted recently to the ranks of Lt Gen and was posted in Delhi for a very brief time.
He, however, continued to serve as Major General General Staff (MMGS) of Udhampur based Northern Command.
A highly decorated officer Lt Gen Aujla of Raj Rif, had earlier served Brigadier General Staff (BGS) Operations of the Chinar Corps and later headed the Kupwara based 28 Mountain Division which guards around 250 kms of Line of Control.
Lt Gen Aujla will be replacing Lt Gen D P Pandey who had taken over as GoC of 15 Corps in March 2021.