Lt Gen AS Bedi, UYSM, YSM, VSM, an alumni of NDA, Khadakvasla was commissioned into 12 GARH RIF Regt in Jun 1981. He is a diploma holder in Def & Strat Studies from NDU China, Diploma in Mgt from IGNOU, Postgraduate from DSSC Wellington and M Phil from NDC New Delhi.

The Gen Offr has a rich Op experience and has the distinction of serving in varied op environment to incl HAA, "OP PAWAN" in Sri Lanka, "OP RAKSHAK" in Punjab and CI (Ops) in J&K. He is a recipient of VSM in 2012,                                    YSM in 2015 and UYSM in 2018.

Duringhis 37 pIus years of illustrious mil career he has held a number of imp Comd and Staff appts. He commanded Bn in the Western Sect during‘OP PARAKRAM' and at Batalik in J&K. Later he commanded Mtn Bde on LAC in Arunachal Pradesh, Inf Div on LAC in Leh, Bengal Area in Kolkata and Corps in Eastern Sector.

The Gen Offr has tenated various appts at the Army HQ which incl rade 2 Staff Officer in Mil Ops Dte, Dir in MI Dte, DDGEM (GS&C) & DDG Proc at MGOs Br. He also held imp assignments of Col GS (China) at HQ ARTRAC and MGGS (Ops), HQ Eastern Comd. He was instr at ASMT Bangalore, DS at DSSC Wellington and Mil Obs with UN peacekeeping msn in Angola.

He assumed the coveted appointment of DG DIA & DCIDS (Int) wef01 Feb 2018.

The Offr is married to Mrs Annupma an educationist and a homemaker, who is fond of reading & exploring new places. The couple has two daughters.