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General Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat, PVSM UYSM AVSM YSM SM VSM ADC (born 16 March 1958) is a four star general of the Indian Army.

He is the first and current Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of India. On 30 December 2019, he was appointed as the first CDS of India and assumed office from 1 January 2020.

bipin rawat biography

Prior to taking over as the CDS, he served as 57th and last Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee as well as 26th Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army.(cds bipin rawat biography)

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Early life and educationRawat was born in Pauri, Uttarakhand in a Hindu Garhwali Rajput family. The family had been serving in the Indian Army for multiple generations. His father Laxman Singh Rawat was from Sainj village of the Pauri Garhwal district and rose to the rank of Lieutenant General.(cds bipin rawat biography)

His mother was from the Uttarkashi district and was the daughter of Kishan Singh Parmar, the ex-Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Uttarkashi.[13]Rawat attended Cambrian Hall School in Dehradun and the St. Edward’s School, Shimla.

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He then joined the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, where he was awarded the ‘Sword of Honour’.Rawat is also a graduate of the Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington and the Higher Command Course at the United States Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.(cds bipin rawat biography)

From his tenure at the DSSC, he has a MPhil degree in Defence Studies as well as diplomas in Management and Computer Studies from University of Madras. (cds bipin rawat biography)

In 2011, he was awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy by Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut for his research on military-media strategic studies.(cds bipin rawat biography)

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Honours and decorationsDuring his career span of over 40 years, he has been awarded for gallantry and distinguished service with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal, Uttam Yudh Seva Medal, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Yudh Seva Medal, Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal and the COAS Commendation on two occasions and the Army Commander’s Commendation.(cds bipin rawat biography)

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Rawat was commissioned into the 5th battalion of 11 Gorkha Rifles on 16 December 1978, the same unit as his father. He has much experience in high-altitude warfare and spent ten years conducting counter-insurgency operations.[17]He commanded a company in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir as a Major.

As a Colonel, he commanded his battalion, the 5th battalion 11 Gorkha Rifles, in the Eastern sector along the Line of Actual Control at Kibithu. Promoted to the rank of Brigadier, he commanded 5 Sector of Rashtriya Rifles in Sopore. (cds bipin rawat biography)

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He then commanded a multinational Brigade in a Chapter VII mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) where he was twice awarded the Force Commander’s Commendation.After promotion to Major General, Rawat took over as the General Officer Commanding 19th Infantry Division (Uri).


As a Lieutenant General, he commanded III Corps, headquartered in Dimapur before taking over the Southern Army in Pune.He also held staff assignments which included an instructional tenure at the Indian Military Academy (Dehradun), General Staff Officer Grade 2 at the Military Operations Directorate, logistics staff officer of a Re-organised Army Plains Infantry Division (RAPID) in central India, (cds bipin rawat biography)

Colonel Military Secretary and Deputy Military Secretary in the Military Secretary’s Branch and Senior Instructor in the Junior Command Wing. He also served as the Major General General Staff (MGGS) of the Eastern Command. Military career

Rawat was commissioned into the 5th battalion of 11 Gorkha Rifles on 16 December 1978, the same unit as his father.He has much experience in high-altitude warfare and spent ten years conducting counter-insurgency operations.[17]He commanded a company in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir as a Major.(cds bipin rawat biography)

As a Colonel, he commanded his battalion, the 5th battalion 11 Gorkha Rifles, in the Eastern sector along the Line of Actual Control at Kibithu. Promoted to the rank of Brigadier, he commanded 5 Sector of Rashtriya Rifles in Sopore.

He then commanded a multinational Brigade in a Chapter VII mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) where he was twice awarded the Force Commander’s Commendation.After promotion to Major General, Rawat took over as the General Officer Commanding 19th Infantry Division (Uri).

As a Lieutenant General, he commanded III Corps, headquartered in Dimapur before taking over the Southern Army in Pune.He also held staff assignments which included an instructional tenure at the Indian Military Academy (Dehradun), General Staff Officer Grade 2 at the Military Operations Directorate,(cds bipin rawat biography)

logistics staff officer of a Re-organised Army Plains Infantry Division (RAPID) in central India, Colonel Military Secretary and Deputy Military Secretary in the Military Secretary’s Branch and Senior Instructor in the Junior Command Wing. He also served as the Major General General Staff (MGGS) of the Eastern Command.

Q1. cds bipin rawat retirement age ?

– major generals from 58 to 59.

Q2. bipin rawat salary ?

-Rs. 250,000/month + Other benefits (approx)

Q3. bipin rawat wife ?

– Madhulika Rawat.

General
Bipin Rawat
PVSM UYSM AVSM YSM SM VSM ADC
Bipin Rawat Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).jpg

Gen. Bipin Rawat after taking charge as CDS
1st Chief of Defence Staff
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 January 2020
President Ram Nath Kovind
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh
Preceded by Office established
57th Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee
In office
27 September 2019 – 31 December 2019
President Ram Nath Kovind
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh
Preceded by Birender Singh Dhanoa
Succeeded by Office abolished
26th Chief of the Army Staff
In office
31 December 2016 – 31 December 2019
President Pranab Mukherjee
Ram Nath Kovind
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman
Arun Jaitley
Manohar Parrikar
Preceded by Dalbir Singh Suhag
Succeeded by Manoj Mukund Naravane[1]
37th Vice Chief of the Army Staff
In office
1 September 2016 – 31 December 2016
President Pranab Mukherjee
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Minister of Defence Manohar Parrikar
Preceded by Man Mohan Singh Rai
Succeeded by Sarath Chand
Personal details
Born
Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat

16 March 1958 (age 63)
Pauri, Uttarakhand, India

Parent(s)
  • Lt. General Laxman Singh Rawat (father)
Residence New Delhi, India
Alma mater National Defence Academy (B.Sc.)
I.M.A.
Defence Services Staff College (MPhil)
U.S. Army Command & General Staff College (ILE)
Chaudhary Charan Singh University (PhD)
Military service
Allegiance  India
Branch/service  Indian Army
Years of service 16 December 1978 – present
Rank Rank insignia for India CDS.svg General
Unit 5/11 Gorkha Rifles
Commands IA Southern Command.svg Southern Command
III Corps
19th Infantry Division
MONUSCO North Kivu Brigade
Rashtriya Rifles, Sector 5
5/11 Gorkha Rifles
Service number IC-35471M[2]
Awards
  • Param Vishisht Seva Medal ribbon.svg Param Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Uttam Yudh Seva Medal ribbon.svg Uttam Yudh Seva Medal
  • Ati Vishisht Seva Medal ribbon.svg Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
  • Yudh Seva Medal ribbon.svg Yudh Seva Medal
  • Sena Medal ribbon.svg Sena Medal
  • Vishisht Seva Medal ribbon.svg Vishisht Seva Medal

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