MAJ GEN KANWAR VIJAY SINGH LALOTRA, AVSM, YSM, SM (RETD)

Maj Gen Kanwar Vijay Singh Lalotra, had his schooling at The Lawrence School, Sanawar, near Shimla. He passed out from school as Head Boy and was awarded the President of India Medal for being the best all round scholars. He is a Masters and M Phil from Madras and Devi Ahilya Universities respectively.

Commissioned into the Army in Dec 1973, his long and illustrious army career was a perfect blend of challenging command, important training, key staff and diplomatic assignments. He was responsible for providing logistic support to large field formations, administration of depots, workshops, hospitals and overseeing the establishment of Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme Poly Clinics. While heading the Territorial Army he closely coordinated with the Ministries of Railways, Forest and Environment and Petroleum to bring about vast improvements in training,operational capabilities and welfare of Territorial Army personnel.

Maj Gen Lalotra’s effort are acknowledged both by the Army and civil administration for his planning and setting up of State War Memorials at Jaipur and Nathula, the Army Heritage Museum at Shimla and the Manekshaw Convention Center at New Delhi .

Maj Gen Lalotra’s noteworthy contribution is in the education field.While in the Army he established the Pine Wood School near the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir for children affected by strife. He carried out vast improvements in, Rashtrya Military Schools at Ajmer and Dholpur and at Kendrya Vidyalays at Jaipur in his capacity as their Chairman. Post superannuation he served as the 16th Principal at Mayo College, Ajmer where in a shorttime he brought about vast improvements in pedagogy and school infrastructure.

He isnow serving a sa Director on Board of Advisors of Extra Marks Pvt Ltd,a leading digital teaching - learning- solution providerand Extramarks Education Foundation .He is Honorary Advisor to the Rajput Education Trust, Jodhpur, Member Board of Governors, The Lawrence School, Sanawar,Maharani Gayatri Devi Girls School, Jaipur,Rajmata Krishna Kumari Girls Public School, Jodhpur and Endeavour Global School Siliguri

The General Officer is recipient of the AtiVishistSeva,YudhSeva and Sena Medals, for distinguished service and gallantry andGOC-in-C Army Training and Western Commands commendations. He was empaneled to the rank of Lt Gen.

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