General Tej Kaul (veteran)

Gen Kaul is a distinguished Indian Army Officer with an illustrious career spanning almost four decades in the Army. He was born in Srinagar-Kashmir (India). He was commissioned in the Infantry in the KUMAON Regiment of Indian Army in June 1968 from Officer Training Academy (OTA),Chennai.

Gen Kaul has the honor to be the first officer from Officers Training Academy,Chennaito be bestowed the Nation'shighest honor for distinguished services of most exceptionalOrder namely the PVSM. He has also been bestowed withAti Vishist Seva Medal & Vishisht SevaMedal by theHon'ble President of India besides a Commendationcard awarded by the General Officer Commanding in chief NorthernCommand for distinguished services of the most exceptionalOrder to the nation. He has also been awarded SaraswatiAward for social services to the humanityby Kailash Math, Maharashtra.

Gen Kaul is an alumnus of the National Defense College (India), Army War College (India) and Defense Services Staff College(India). He holds aM.Sc. (Defence and Strategic Studies), anM Phil (Management & Military Science) and a MBA. He has attended variousOperational, Intelligence, Security and Management seminars across the world. He has been a member of many International delegations and has addressed various forums. Last, he was invitedtoaddress the Nigerian Parliamentary House Committee of Defence, on Security environment and Public Private Partnership in Defence at Abuja, Nigeria. The Event was jointly organized by MOD, Nigeria and Commonwealth BusinessCouncil, London.

Gen Kaul has held key positions involving tactical & Strategic decisions and he has spear headed men in the areas of tactical, Logistics, Intelligence and Security operations in complicated terrains and environment involving strategic operations along the International Borders& in  Militancy/terrorist infested areas. He has held critical & command assignments in J&K &Punjab during militancy including command of an Infantry Brigade& Infantry Battalion. He has also served as Assistant Military Secretary at Army Headquarters and on the faculty of Military Intelligence & Security Training.

Gen Kaul alsoheld the appointment of Deputy Director General, Military Intelligence-ForeignDivision, Indian Army, wherein he was an interface between the MOD&the Ministries of Foreign and HomeAffairs. He was responsible for the management of Military attaches operating in India from various Countries in India and likewise for allthe Military attaches operating in Indian Missions abroad. He last held the appointment of General Officer Commanding Maharashtra, Gujarat & Goa Area, Mumbai which included several Union Territories and the state of Rajasthanduring operations.

Post retirement, Gen Kaul was invited to be associated with Disaster Management Authority by Govt of
Maharashtra& he is a Former Member of its Advisory Board. He has been on the Board of Directors of OTC Exchange of India, Su-Raj Diamonds &Jewellry Ltd, Tricolor Risk And Security Solutions Pvt Ltd&Chairman Tricolor Advisory Services Pvt Ltd. He has been the Security Advisor &ConsultanttoShirdi Sansthan, Maharashtra which has a foot fall of devotees in millions from all walks of life. He has been the Hony. Secretary of Bombay Management Association (BMA), a Board Member for Citizens Council for Better Tomorrow, Mumbai &Patron, Kashyap Social Foundation, Mumbai.

Gen Kaul is the Founder of Tricolor Consultant Pvt Ltd, Head- Clinical Governance, CODS India Pvt Ltd
besides being on the Advisory Board of ECOVIS (India). He is a Member of the All India Management Association (AIMA) & Security Institute of UK.

Gen Kaul is the Executive President of India Pakistan Soldiers Initiative for Peace (IPSI) - India Chapter. He is the Head & Principal Trustee of CODS (Centre for Obesity and Diabetes Support), an organization formed to create awareness about obesity and diabetes in public and to help in making a heathy India & a Trustee of SNEHBANDHAN, an organization formed for the benefit of ex-servicemen and Social cause.