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Major General
N Srinivas Rao
Major General N Srinivas Rao
Allegiance  India
Service/branch  Indian Army
Years of service 1981 -
Rank Major General of the Indian Army.svgMajor General
Commands held

GOC Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Sub Area

National Cadet Corps Officers Training Academy

Major General N Srinivas Rao (NS Rao), is the General Officer Commanding, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Sub Area of the Indian Army.[1][2][3] He previously served as the Commandant of NCC Officers Training Academy, Kamptee.[4] He is from the Regiment of Artillery and has commanded an Artillery Brigade.[5]

Early life and education[]

Major General N Srinivas Rao is an NDA Graduate. He did his schooling from Wesley High School, Medak, Little Flower High School and Junior College, Hyderabad.[3][6][7] He was commissioned in the Indian Army in 1981.[5] He completed his MPhil from Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya (DAVV University) and was a resident scholar at Pune University.[1][8]

Military career[]

Major General N Srinivas Rao has tenured instructional assignments four times in prestigious training establishments of the Indian Army. He has also been a research scholar in the Department of Defense and Strategic Studies at University of Pune.[5] He was appointed as Commandant of National Cadet Corps(NCC) Officers Training Academy, Kamptee in 2015.[9][10][11] In the two years of his command, he instituted a number of reforms and measures to improve the curriculum and administration.[2] He improved the quality of training and living conditions of more than 550 trainee teachers of NCC and permanent instructional staff of the three services deputed to the NCC.[3][7]

He has been a passionate supporter of ex servicemen welfare initiatives. He has actively supported the e-pension Adalat of the PCDA(Pensions) Allahabad and urged ex servicemen to take fullest benefit of the Pension Adalat.[12] As the General Officer Commanding TASA, he supported all the welfare activities being undertaken by the Telangana Government and assured full cooperation in ensuring the welfare of Ex-Servicemen and their dependents[13]

Maj Gen N Srinivas Rao meets Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister Andhra Pradesh

Honours and Decorations[]

IND Operation Vijay medal.svg IND Operation Parakram medal.svg
Samanya Seva Medal
Special Service Medal
Operation Vijay Medal Operation Parakram Medal
Sainya Seva Medal
High Altitude Service Medal
50th Anniversary of Independence Medal
30 Years Long Service Medal
20 Years Long Service Medal
9 Years Long Service Medal

Personal life[]

He is married to Anuradha Rao. She has been involved in welfare and empowerment of families of service personnel.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "The Times Group" (in en). 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Major Gen Bam is new NCC OTA Commandant". 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "‘Local boy’ heads Telangana command" (in en). 2017-07-10. 
  4. India, Press Trust of (2016-10-08). "NCC OTA Commandant reviews Passing Out Parade in Kamptee". Business Standard India. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "The Hitavada". 
  6. ANI (2017-07-10). "Major General N Srinivas Rao takes over charge as GOC of Telangana, TASA". Business Standard India. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Major General N Srinivas Rao takes charge as GOC of Telangana and Andhra Sub Area" (in en-US). Telangana Today. 2017-07-09. 
  8. "Uniindia Major General N Srinivas Rao". 
  9. "Passing out parade at NCC Officers Training Academy, Kamptee" (in en-US). 
  10. "h10". 
  11. "NCC Associate Officers pass out from training academy". 
  12. "CGDA inaugurates 148th Defence Pension Adalat" (in en). 
  13. "TASA will support all ex-servicemen welfare initiatives undertaken by the TS Govt: GOC | INDToday" (in en-US). 

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