Odisha born Lieutenant General Nanda Kishore Sahoo taken the charge as of Director General, Dental Services and Colonel Commandant of Army Dental Corps.
He became the first odiya to procure such posotion and brought laueals to the state.
He has held multiple appointments and worked as Command of a unit in Kashmir Valley, Command Advisor of Western, Central as well as Southern Commands during his distinguished military in his career of 37 years.
The Officer is an alumnus of King George’s Medical University and Post Graduated from Mumbai University specialised in field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
He has the unique distinction of being Professor & Head of the Dental Department at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and at Army Hospital (Research & Referral), Delhi.
He is a recipient of five Commendations and the Presidential Award, Vishisht Seva Medal for his exceptional services of a high order.
On taking over, Lt Gen NK Sahoo exhorted all ranks to continue working with utmost zeal and enthusiasm.
He urged them to continue on the path to strive for excellence and to keep ’Nation First’ in all their endeavours.