A. K. Sarwate

Military Person

1945 –


Who is A. K. Sarwate?

Major General Avinash K. Sarwate was an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and was commissioned into the Kumaon Regiment on August 2, 1964 as a second lieutenant posted to the 11th Battalion, Kumaon Regiment. He was transferred to the 16th Battalion, Kumaon Regiment, after serving for a year and a half with 11 Kumaon. He later commanded the 5th Battalion, Kumaon Regiment, as a lieutenant colonel.

Sarwate was the General Officer Commanding the 15th Infantry Division of the Indian Army and subsequently Assistant Director General of Military Training at the Army HQ. Before retirement, he was the Commandant, Service Selection Center.

In March 2003 he received a Ati Vishisht Seva Medal.

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Feb 2, 1945

on July 23, 2013


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