Authorities to Baba Banda Singh Bahadur AFPA

              Lt. Gen HRS Mann (Retd.)
                           Patron BBSBAFPA

            After schooling at RIMC, he graduated from NDA in 1960 and was Commissioned into Brigade of Guards on 17 December 1961.

Has served in UN force at Egypt. He commanded an Infantry Brigade in J&K, a division in Sri Lanka, Delhi Area and 33 Corps. He was COS of 33 Corps, Central Command and later of Western Command from where be retired in December 2001.

In Recognition of distanguished service of exceptional order during his tenure as a Divisional Commander, he was awarded "Ati Vishisht Seva Medal" on january 1995. He was awarded the "Param Vishisht Seva Medal" on january 2000 for distinguished and meritorious service for highest order.

            Lt. Gen SP Singh (Retd.)
                           Senior Advisor

            Retired on 31 Aug 2012 after 39 years of dynamic service after achieving second highest rank (Lieutenant General) in Indian army. Widely travelled across length and breadth of the country and visited 20 countries as a member of study delegates/ observer. Participated in confidence building measure talks with Pakistan and was engaged in active operations against insurgents in Sri-Lanka, North-East, Punjab and J&K. Has a wide range of experience at managerial, executive, directional and strategic levels in the Indian Army.

            He has vast experience in dealing with counter insurgency and counter terrorism. Has undergone training functions at various levels and has had the privilege to be selected to undergo prestigious courses for the army, tri services and combined services. Most notable was elitist one year course at National Defence College, Delhi which had select participants from three services besides officers from IAS, allied services and 20+ foreigners.For his meritorious service he was awarded Ati Vishit Sewa Medal twice by the president of India.

? Graduation of National Defence College, New Delhi 2004-05.
? Master of Management Studies from Osmania University 1997-98.
? Master of Science from Madras University 1986-87.


* Had the distinction of creatimg healthy,tension free,productivity oriented,and synergetic environment while heading various organizations ranging from few hundred to more than lakh personnel.

* Excelled in establishing effective intra/inter communication skills involving highest ranked officials to grass roots level resources thereby contributing towards organizational effectiveness

* Promoted and ensured transparency in the organization landing towards enhanced productivity

* Utilized the resources with maximum pay offs and ensured empowerment of subordinates and peers

* Ensured that concepts,policies and philosophies kept pace with dynamic situation and organizational needs leading to positive outputs in-sync with ground realities.

* Team building,comraderie,espirit-de-corps and in knitting the organization as cohesive force.

                Brig.G.J Singh,VSM
                         Commandant BBSBAFPA

            A resourceful and innovative officer with 35 years of diverse experience in Army and having sound/excellent track-record in the field of training, administration, operation and management .Commissioned on 06.08.1970 in Infantry(Sikh Regiment) and taken part in Indo-Pakistan war 1971(Punjab Sector) . Commanded Unit and Formation in J&K on LOC environment and monitored many successful operations against the militants. Commanded Western Army Command Territory Army and facilitated the Organization in raising various Home and Hearth Units in J&K and was awarded Vishisht Seva Medal. While serving in the Army was associated with the training of Youth/Cadets in Regimental Center and also in Indian Military Academy and even after retirement served as Director General of Center for Punjab Youth Training and Employment (C-PYTE) and trained/empowered/employed/deployed 70,000 youth and was awarded State Award .As an Athlete represented India in various International Sports competitions at home and aboard and won laurels for the country.