Maj Gen M S Sandhu VSM (Retd)
A very versatile, experienced person in almost all functional areas of management at various levels – including strategy, operations, finance, logistics, IT & HR both the in Army & the corporate world.
Maj Gen M S Sandhu belongs to 1963 batch NDA. He did his M Sc Defence Studies from D S Staff college, Wellington, MAMS from US Army Comd & Gen Staff College and MBA from College of Defence Management.
He is widely travelled across India and around the world for his profession al assignments, education & sports, as part or head of official delegations.
He has extensive experience in interaction with all government departments and several foreign diplomatic missions in India. He was specially selected for the post of Commandant, Presidents Body Guard, Rashtrapati Bhawan New Delhi, this is a prestigious assignment -to function in a “ No Mistake” syndrome.
He took active part in the 1965 and 1971 Pakistan wars s a Tank Commander. He also served in counter insurgency operation in Nagaland and Mizoram. He was also posted in the high-altitude areas in Sikkim against the Chinese.
Maj Gen M S Sandhu has vast professional Experience spanning 50 years. He was one of the youngest officers to be commissioned and rose to become Maj Gen. He served in Indian Army from 1964 to the year 1997. In 1997 he took pre mature retirement from services.
Since he retired from Army, he has been working in the corporate sector and consulting / advising. He has worked “Anand Group” effectively managing 800 employees, their concerns, ambitions, aspirations, keeping in mind the interest of the organization.
He developed fast trackers as future leaders; by institutionalizing “Mentor Programme”, “Management Resource Programme”,” ALIVE” (Anand Leadership Initiative for Value Enhancement) and “Linch Pin Positions”. He is also responsible for conceiving and implementing modern HR practices to include 360 degree appraisal for development.
Anand Group was adjudged as one of the top 25 companies in the “Best Places to Work”, survey organised by Grow Talent, for two years 2003 & 2004.
Maj Gen Sandhu has been awarded as HR Professional by “Great Places to Work” and Amity University.
Maj Gen Sandhu still enjoys his reputation of doing things differently and bringing good innovation in every assignment.