office of Commandant

LT GEN NARDEEP NAITHANI

DIRECTOR & COMMANDANT

Lt Gen Nardeep Naithani assumed the appointment of Director & Commandant, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune on 01 Dec 2019. The Gen officer is a graduate of the same institution and was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps on 27 Dec 1982. He has a vast experience of professional, academic and administrative appointments. He is a physician of repute and has done his Post graduation in Gen Medicine from AFMC. The Gen Officer has a rare distinction of having served at AFMC earlier in various capacities. He was the Prof & Head of the Dept of Internal Medicine in the year 2012- 2014. The General Officer had commanded Military Hospital, Wellington and Command Hospital (Northern Command) at Udhampur, J & K. During his Command, MH Wellington was adjudged the best zonal hospital.

The Gen Officer has commanded Officers Training College, Lucknow wherein he was instrumental in formulation of doctrine on Tactical Combat Casualty Care. For his distinguished services the Gen Officer has been awarded the COAS commendation twice in 1988 (57 Engr Regt) and 2016 (MH Wellington) and GOC-in-C (SC) commendation in 2013.

Prior to the present appointment, he served as MG Medical, HQ Central Command.