H S Panag

A veteran of the 1971 Indo-Pak war, Lt Gen HS Panag, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) was General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of Northern Command and Central Command. In his illustrious career spanning forty years, he not only held many prestigious instruction, staff and command appointments, but also served extensively in operational and counter-insurgency areas. He is credited for having initiated major doctrinal reforms in the Indian Army including the conceptualization of employment of Mechanized Forces in high-altitude. After retirement, he served as a Member of the Armed Forces Tribunal with the status of a High Court judge.