Brigadier DM Purvimath, the Deputy Director General of the National Cadet Corps handed over the reins of the Karnataka and Goa Directorate NCC to Air Commodore L K Jain of the Indian Air Force on May 31.
Air Commodore L K Jain is an alumnus of the prestigious National Defence Academy. He has to his credit 4500 hours of flying experience. He commanded a missile squadron in J&K and was an instructor in the Higher Defence Management College before taking over the as Deputy Director General of Karnataka & Goa NCC Directorate on 31 May 2019.
Brigadier DM Purvimath, the Deputy Director General of the National Cadet Corps responsible for the states of Karnataka & Goa superannuated on May 31. On the eve of relinquishing his command, Brigadier DM Purvimath, thanked the NCC fraternity and the state government for accomplishments which were one of a kind. Under his dynamic leadership, the Karnataka and Goa contingent created history by winning the coveted Prime Minister’s Banner after fifteen years on January 28, 2019 at the Army Parade Ground New Delhi.
Brigadier Purvimath hails from Belgaum and belongs to the Corps of Engineers. During his illustrious career, he has held several important staff appointments in the Army Headquarters as also with the Air Force.