Major General Dipak Mukherjee
Maj Gen Dipak Mukherjee joined The Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradoon as a cadet when he was just thirteen years old. Then began his romance and enchantment with the military way of life, with forty-six years in uniform.Being from the combat arm of the Infantry, he was an active participant, from the rank of Lieutenant to Major General, in all conflict zones since 1967, his year of commission. Apart from all critical courses offered by the Army to only selected officers, he also has a Masters degree in Military Science from Madras University and a Doctorate in Management on Concept of National Security at Macro and Micro level of Governance. He was awarded Yudh Seva Medal and Vishist Seva Medal during his active command of a brigade and a division respectively.After retirement, he worked as Adviser on Rehabilitation and Resettlement of oustees of the Shree Maheshwar Hydro-electric Power Project Private Ltd in Madhya Pradesh and as Director in the Medicaps Institute of Technology and Management in Indore. He is widely travelled abroad, both in his professional and personal life. He says, it is so necessary for people to understand the starting point of Indian insurgency. If history is not presented as a recorded story of facts, how can one ever learn from history?