Lieutenant General Ashok Shivane

PVSM, AVSM, VSM, Former DG Mechanised Forces, Strike Corps Commander, Defence Analyst and Writer on Military Affairs, Ministry of Defence

Armed Forces, Leadership
Motivation, National Security

Lieutenant General  Ashok Shivane


Commissioned in the 7th Light Cavalry, Lt Gen Shivane retired as DG Mechanized Forces. He was thereafter engaged as Consultant with MoD/OFB and authored two books on national security. He is a TEDx speaker and holds COAS Chair of Excellence 2021-2022 at the Centre for Land Warfare Studies. Gen Shivane has been General Officer Commanding of an elite Strike Corps and commanded 50 Armoured regiment during Operation Vijay and Operation Parakram, an independent armoured brigade and the elite Armoured Division. He has also served in counter insurgency operations in Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir and has been on a UN assignment.Specialist in leadership, motivation talks, geostrategy, geo politics, national security, terrorism, space, military technology, and defense procurement. He is a renowned speaker on leadership, counter-terrorism, motivational talks, geostrategy, geopolitics, national security, space capability building, defence capability building and 'Make in India', military technology and international relations.

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