Lt Gen PS Rajeshwar, AVSM, VSM was commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery in Dec 1980. The General is a graduate of the Indian Military Academy. A gunner and an aviator, he is an alumnus of the Defence Service Staff College, Army War College & National Defence College at New Delhi and Philippines.
He has commanded a Medium Regt in Op PARAKRAM, an Infantry Brigade on the Line of Control, a Counter Insurgency Force in J&K and a Corps in the Desert sector.
He has served on varied staff assignments and has been a UN Military Observer in Rwanda and Mozambique.
He is the 12th CISC to head the IDS.