LT COL SUKHCHARAN SINGH RAI, SM, was commissioned in the RAJPUT REGT (INFANTRY) of the Indian Army in 1988 from OTA, CHENNAI.

The Officer’s first posting was in POONCH, where he was decorated with SENAMEDAL (Gallantry) by the President of India in 1991 (OP KIRNI) on the Line Of Control. The Officer has also served on the Highest battlefield of the World (SIACHEN GLACIER, (OP MEGHDOOT) and in High Altitude Area of East Sikkim (Nathula).

He was awarded The Chief of Army Staff’s Commendation Card during his tenure in CI OPs in Assam (OP RHINO). The Officer has a vast experience in the Selection system.

He has been a GTO in 17 SSB Bangalore (Selection Centre South) from 1997 to 2000 and Sr GTO in 22 SSB in Bhopal (Selection Centre Central) from 2007 to 2010.

He was also the Joint Director of Recruiting -6 Integrated HQs of MOD (Army) from 2004 to 2007 with responsibilities to induct recommended candidates to NDA, IMA, OTA for Pre- Commissioning Training.