Brigadier Dinesh Mathur (Retired) BA, MSc, M Phil, PSC, HC
An alumnus of NDA Khadakvasla, Brig. Mathur was commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery in June 63. He completed Senior Cambridge before joining NDA, a BA in 1978 from NEHU Shillong, while serving as a Brigade Major in the North East, an MSc in 1986 from Madras University during DSSC tenure and an MPhil in 1996 from DAVV Indore during War College tenure. He has served in 17 and 9 Parachute Field Regiments. He has held prestigious command and instructional appointments at Defence Services Staff College Wellington, War College Mhow and the School of Artillery Deolali. He has commanded Artillery & Infantry Brigades in Northern & Western Sectors. He retired in Dec 2000 after completing 371/2 years of service. A prolific writer, Brig. Mathur has authored numerous publications on strategy and national security.