Lieutenant General JS Sidana takes charge as the 33rd Director General of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers


Lieutenant General JS Sidana took over as the 33rd Director General of the Department of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (DGEME) and Senior Colonel Commandant of the EME Corps on April 01 , 2024. During his career spanning over 38 years he has held a number of important regimental command instructional and staff appointments. Prior to his present appointment he held the post of Commandant, Military College, EME for a period of two years. He has been the Master General of EME at Headquarters Central Command and has commanded Army Base Workshop and EME Centre.

Lieutenant General JS Sidana is an alumnus of the National Defense Academy , Khadakwasla and was commissioned into the EME Corps from the Indian Military Academy , Dehradun on December 14 , 1985 . His educational qualifications include a Master of Management Studies from Osmania University , M.Tech from IIT Kanpur and a Master of Philosophy from Panjab University.

On assuming charge as DGEME Lieutenant General JS Sidana has encouraged all levels of personnel of the Corps to embrace the power of technology and innovation in the context of providing effective engineering support to the Indian Army. He also paid tribute to the brave hearts of the Corps by laying a wreath at the National War Memorial in New Delhi.

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