Lt Col Kailash Bansal is a serving officer in Corps of Signals and presently on deputation as Director of Skill Development Cell in AICTE from June 2018. Prior to the present appointment, he had held independent charge of a Signal Company in Rashtriya Rifles deployed in highly active Counter Insurgency area of Jammu & Kashmir. He was also General Staff Officer (Grade 1), Operations in a Head Quarters in Delhi and had handled the smooth operations of the Indian Army’s backbone communication and IT network. Lt Col Kailash had also served in the North Eastern Sector of the Country in a new raising unit where he spear-headed various projects for augmenting the communications infrastructure in under developed areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. Earlier, he had been shortlisted to be part of the core team of a National level project with ISRO. Thereafter he had also helped in setting up and installation of a Strategic Defense Establishment in Central India.
He had also participated in major exercises with troops with Strike Corps wherein he has several field innovations to his credit. He has also been posted to High Altitude area in J & K during Operation Rakshak & Meghdoot and has the unique distinction of establishing an intelligence post at the highest battle field of the World at Siachen Glacier. He has also served along the Western borders during Operation Parakaram.
He is an alumnus of second batch from Army Institute of Technology, Pune and has graduated with a Bachelor degree in Electronics & Telecommunication. He is a proud recipient of Commandants Bronze Medal for Best Project during his Graduate Engineers Equipment Orientation Course at Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow. He is also a graduate from Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and holds an MSc degree in Defence and Strategic Studies. In addition, he is trained for Space Craft Control and also holds First class with Distinction for Masters in Digital Communication.