Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Shamsher Singh Mehta

Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Shamsher Singh Mehta, PVSM, AVSM and Bar, VSM
Independent Director

Commissioned into the Army in 1962, he led the only tank column to reach Dacca during the 1971 War for the Liberation of Bangladesh. During his 41 years of service he has held numerous command and staff assignments. Before retiring from the Army in January 2004 he held the prestigious appointment of General Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Command. He was the Director General of Confederation of Indian Industry from May 2006 to April, 2008 and was a Member of the National Security Advisory Board from 2004 to 2006. He is on the board of the Indian Council of World Affairs, and a Trustee of the Tribune Trust. He is on the board of Religare AMC, and Altran Technologies. Gen Mehta is a visiting speaker on ‘Strategy’ and ‘Leadership’ within and outside the Armed Forces.

Lt.Gen.(retd.) Shamsher Singh Mehta