An Electronics and Tele Communication Engineering graduate from B E College, Shibpur, M Tech from IIT, Kharagpur and Fellow of Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), Maj Gen PK Mallick, VSM is an alumni of Defence Services Staff College Wellington, College of Defence Management Secunderabad and National Defence College. Commissioned in Corps of Signals of Indian Army, the officer has varied experience in command, staff and instructional appointments. The officer has taken part in OP RAKSHAK (Punjab), OP RHINO and OP RAKSHAK in the Valley. The officer has been DAAQMG in HQ 19 Infantry Division, Col GS(System) HQ Eastern Command, Deputy Chief Signals Officer HQ Northern Command and Chief Signals Officer HQ 15 Corps, DACIDS (DIARA) at HQ IDS and Chief Signals Officer in HQ Central Command. He had a tenure of Instructor Class A and Officer Commanding Junior Wing in Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow. He has commanded a Divisional Signal Regiment in OP VIJAY and OP PARAKRAM in Western Command. A winner of COAS Gold Medal Essay Competition and second prize winner four times at USI Essay Competition the officer is a prolific writer, regularly contributes in defence related journals and has published large number papers. He has delivered talks and participated in panel discussions at USI, CLAWS, CAPS, NMF, CENJOWS, HQ ANC, Army War College, Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow, Intelligence School, Pune, Computer Society of India (Bangalore) and Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (Lucknow). The Officer was posted as SDS (Army) at NDC, New Delhi before retirement on April 2015.

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