DGAFMS: Lt. General Daljit Singh takes over as the top doctor of the Armed Forces, know about him

Lt Gen Daljit Singh Takes Charge: Lt Gen Daljit Singh on Wednesday (March 15) took charge as the Director General of the Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS), India’s senior-most military doctor. Armed forces officials gave information about this. Before being promoted to the top post, Singh was serving as Director General Medical Services (Army).

According to the defense officer, Lt. General Daljit Singh has been an alumnus of Pune-based Armed Forces Medical College. He is also a renowned pediatrician and neonatologist of the country. He holds a Master’s degree in Pediatrics from Pune University and a Doctorate in Neonatology from PGIMER, Chandigarh. He was commissioned into AFMS in December 1983. 

Le. Experience of General Daljit Singh

His previous assignments include Air Force Hospital, Kanpur, Chief Medical Officer at Headquarters Central Air Command, Prayagraj, Assistant Chief of Integrated Defense Staff (Medical) at Headquarters Integrated Defense Staff, Delhi and Air Headquarters Air Force, New Delhi. Has worked as Assistant Chief (Medical) of the. 

Honorary Surgeon to the President

He has served as Honorary Surgeon to the President of India. He was appointed Honorary Surgeon to the President in November 2021. During his 38 years of service, Lt Gen Singh has held several important positions including Chief Medical Officer at the Headquarters Central Air Command in Allahabad. He was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal in the year 2020 for his outstanding and meritorious service in the Armed Forces.

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