2 June :Lt Gen Naresh Kumar Parmar took over as Director General Medical Services (Army) today. A graduate of MGM Medical College, Indore, was commissioned into Army Medical Corps on 11 Jul 1970. He did his Diploma in Hospital Administration from Pune University in 1980 and Masters in Hospital Administration from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1989.
He has held important appointments of Training Officer at Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, Commanding Officer of Field Hospital at Hunder (Siachen), Professor & Head of Department of Hospital Administration, AFMC Pune, Deputy Director General Medical Services (Personnel) in Directorate General of Medical Services (Army), Commandant, Command Hospital (Eastern Command), Major General (Medical), Eastern Command and Additional Director General Armed Forces Medical Services, New Delhi.
An alumnus of National Defence College, the General Officer was awarded Vir Chakra for act of gallantry during the Indo Pak War of 1971. He was awarded Vishist Seva Medal in 2004 and Ati Vishist Seva Medal in 2008 for his unflinching dedication to the cause of service.