Major General S H Mahajan, Sena Medal , Vishisht Seva Medal

Emeritus Resource Faculty, Centre of Border Management and Intelligence Studies (CBMIS).

About Major General S H Mahajan

Major General S H Mahajan was commissioned in the 14 th Battalion the MARATHA LIGHT INFANTRY on 15 Jun 1975.

During his 38 years of Army service, the General officer has served in all the border areas of our country to include J & K, Sikkim, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. The General Offr is an alumni of the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, Army war College ,Mhow and the National Defence College (NDC), New Delhi. Maj Gen Mahajan has seen active service in Jammu & Kashmir having commanded the 4 th Battalion the MARATHA LIGHT INFANTRY and a Mountain Brigade in Assam. For his distinguished service in Counter Insurgency Operations in Assam, he was awarded Vishisht Seva Medal. The General Officer has commanded 23 Infantry Division as part of strike corps on the Western Front. For his distinguished service as Major General Administration of Northern Command he was awarded Sena Medal.

His important instructional assignments include a tenure as an Instructor at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun and Infantry School, Mhow. He has served with United Nations as a Military Observer in Iran after the ceasefire in the Iran Iraq war in 1989. The General Officer has held important staff appointments at Corps HQ, Command HQ, Military Operations Directorate, Perspective planning Directorate and Military Intelligence Directorate at Army HQ. He has served as Director Military Affairs at Disarmament and International Security Affairs Division, under the Ministry of External Affairs, Delhi where he was dealing with Arms control of conventional weapons. During this tenure he attended several meetings at UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva (Switzerland) The General Officer retired from Army War College in Jan 2013 where he was Commander Junior Command Wing.

Presently he is Deputy Director of Centre for Advanced strategic Studies, Pune which is an organization dealing with National Security and Nation building. He is also a member of Committee of experts appointed by the Ministry of Defence. He is a visiting Faculty at National Academy of Defence Financial Management, Pune, Competitive Examination Centre, Pune University and Chanakya Mandal Parivar, Pune.