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Commandant Biography

 

Maj Gen Ishwar Hamal

Major General Ishwar Hamal, awc, ndu-ctf, psc, MPA, MSS, an alumnus of Nepali Military Academy, was commissioned in 1985 and joined Rajdal Battalion (Field Artillery). Before assuming the responsibility of the Commandant of Army Command and Staff College in January 2019, he was the General Officer Commanding of Mid-Eastern Division HQ.

During his illustrious career, he has completed various courses with distinction from home and abroad. His home courses include Infantry Young Officers' Course, Counter Insurgency and Jungle warfare Course, Company Commander and Staff Course, Para Jump Training, All Arms Field Engineering, Regimental Signal Officers Course, Junior Staff Course, Personal Management Training, Management and Leadership Training, Course on International Humanitarian Law and Disaster management Training.His overseas trainings are Artillery Young Officers' Course, Regimental Survey Course, Regimental Signal Officers' Course and Long Gunnery Staff Course in India; Dynamics of International Terrorism Course, Legal Aspect of Combating Terrorism Course, NESA Strategic Studies Executive Course and Peace and Stability Course in the USA.

Maj Gen Hamal is an eminent scholar. He is a distinguished graduate of Nepali Army Command and Staff College, Shivapuri, Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, USA and US Army War College, Carlisle, USA. He holds Master's degrees in Public Administration from Tribhuvan University and Strategic Studies from US Army War College and counter terrorism fellowship from National Defense University, Washington D.C.

He has a vast experience of serving as a peacekeeper in various United Nations missions. He served as a member of United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in 1990 and 2000 and United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) in former Yugoslavia in 1994. He has also served in United Nations Peacekeeping Force in United Nations Mission in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) in 2006-07 as a Military Observer.

In a distinguished service spanning over 34 years, he successfully completed wide-ranging appointments and assignments. He commanded Gorakh Box independent company (2000-01), Kali Jung Infantry Battalion (2003), Devi Dal Infantry Battalion (2005-06), No 1 Infantry Brigade (2015-16), and Mid-Eastern Div HQ. His important staff appointments include Military Assistant to Chief of Army Staff (2014-15), Military Secretary (2014), Director of Military Operations (2016-17), Chief of Staff of Far-Western Division HQ (2013). He also served as the Commandant of Birendra Peace Operation Training Centre (2011-13). His eminent service earned him prestigious accolades including SUKRITIMAYA RASTRADEEP, SUPRABAL JANASEWA SHREE, PRAKHYAT TRISHAKTI PATTA and PRABAL GORKHA DAKSHIN BAHU.

Maj Gen Hamal is an avid reader, keen sportsman, and a passionate traveller. He is happily married to Mrs Roshani Hamal.