CHENNAI: Major General Eppen Jacob Kochekkan assumed command as General Officer Commanding of ATNK & K Area in Chennai on Wednesday.
He was earlier GOC of an infantry division deployed in counter insurgency operations in the North-East of the country.
At a function at the Area headquarters in Chennai, the outgoing GOC Maj.Gen. B. Sivasankar handed over the baton to Maj.Gen. Kochekkan.