New Delhi: Lieutenant General Nanda Kishore Sahoo has assumed charge as Director General of Dental Services and Colonel Commandant of Army Dental Corps. According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Defence, these new responsibilities have been given to him on October 12. During his distinguished military career of 37 years, Lt. General officer has held multiple important appointments including Command of a unit in Kashmir Valley, Command Advisor of Western, Central and Southern Commands.
Sahoo is an alumnus of King George's Medical University. He has done his post-graduation from Mumbai University in the speciality of oral & maxillofacial surgery. According to a press release from the Ministry of Defence, Sahoo has the unique distinction of being the professor and head of the dental department at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and at the Army Hospital (Research & Referral), Delhi. He is an internationally acclaimed author, teacher and winner of KS Master Silver Medal. He is also a recipient of five Commendations and the Presidential Award, Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) for his exceptional services of a high order.
On taking over new responsibilities, Sahoo exhorted all ranks to continue working with utmost zeal and enthusiasm. He urged them to continue on the path to strive for excellence and to keep ’Nation First’ in all their endeavours.
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