Roy is new Assam Rifles DG

Shillong, Dec 9 (PTI) Lieutenant General Rameshwar Roy has taken over as the 26th Director General of Assam Rifles.

Lt Gen Roy was commissioned in the 7th Battalion of Jammu and Kashmir Rifles in 1973, according to an official communique from the Assam Rifles headquarters here today.

He has worked in varied command, staff and instructional appointments during his career in the Indian Army, spanning over 37 years.

Before taking over as the DG of Assam Rifles on December 6, Roy was in command of the prestigious 16 Corps in Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir.