Shri Gambhir Singh Chauhan, DIG (ITBP-1991)
Sh.G.S Chauhan joined ITBP on 09.12.1991 as Asst. Comdt. After completion of Basic Trg. at ITBP Academy, Mussorie, Officer served in Punjab in peak militancy, then served in 3/20 Bn at Leh from 1995 to 1997. Officer remained on deputation with SPG and awarded with Appreciation Letter by Late Prime Minister Sh. P.V. Narsimha Rao, 12 C/Letters and 04 Cash Rewards by Director SPG. Officer raised 41st BN in 2009-10 at Bareilly and later established at Bhubaneswar. While Commanding 8th BN at Gauchar, in 2012-13. Officer commanded and led biggest and toughest RESCUE OPERATION in Kedar Nath & Badri Nath, in UKD Disaster in JUNE, 2013 from front with full sincerity, dedication and saved thousands of stranded people in Kedarnath and Badrinath, working 24Houors selflessly and provided all humanitarian assistance to all pilgrimages during very tough and adverse conditions, which was highly appreciated by Hon’ble President, PM, CM of UKD, DG ITBP and every citizen of India. Officer was awarded with DG’s C/Roll with Insignia (Silver Disc) in year 2013-14 for his outstanding work. Officer led ITBP Contingent in DR CONGO UN Peace keeping Mission very effectively, successfully, professionally in very adverse conditions in 2013-14. ITBP contingent performed excellent and outstanding task and awarded with UN Peacekeeping Medal. He led ITBP expedition on Bhagirathi II in year 2013 efficiently and successfully.
During his command at 25th BN Tezu (AP) He was given a difficult and challenging task to open Kapapu and its staging camp Nazong in very difficult and adverse conditions. Officer personally led challenging task of Kapapu valley and opened BOP in very short duration, besides many difficulties and limitations, which indeed was a very big achievement. Beside this, CLG post could be declared as surface maintained by putting personal efforts and tasks. Thus, ITBP is saving huge amount and getting better supply for jawans deployed in very difficult and far- flung area. This could be possible only by his vision, hard work and efforts. Officer awarded with DG’s C/Roll with Insignia (Gold Disc) in year 2016 and DG’s C/Roll with Insignia (Gold disc with one star) in year 2018. ITBP Women Ski Team won Gold and Silver medals in National Championship in 2017 & 2018 at Gulmarg under his able supervision as principal at M&SI Auli. ITBP Women Rafting Team was also raised with his efforts and Team won Gold and Silver Medals in 2018. Both the Central teams i.e. Skiing and Rafting are performed excellent at Auli under his and Constant supervision and guidance. He performed very professionally in Gujarat and Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 as a Nodal Officer and received DG’s Appreciation letter for praiseworthy task. M&SI Auli received Best Adventure training Trophy in 2018 from DG ITBP on Force Raising Day for outstanding work.