Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Konsam Himalay Singh (Retd.)

Designation: Visiting Scholar

Specialization: Defence and Strategic Studies

Contact: 9419237516

Email: himalay27 [AT]

M. Sc, Ph. D


  • The first Lt. General in the Indian Army from North East India.
  • The first Brigadier and first Major General from Manipur in Independent India
  • Commanded 27 RAJPUT during OP VIJAY (KARGIL) in Chalunka – Turtok Sector in J&K and in Siachen Glacier 1998 – 2000. Awarded Yudh Seva Medal.
  • General Officer Commanding of an Infantry Division in the Line of Control in J&K (Poonch – Rajouri Sector). Awarded AtiVishisht Seva Medal.
  • Corps Commander in J&K. Conduct of Counter – Insurgency campaign of the Corps which comprised two Infantry Divisions and three Rashtriya Rifles Force HQs. Was Ex-Officio Security Advisor to the Govt of J&K during 2014-2015. Awarded Uttam Yudh Seva Medal.
  • Chairman of Manipur Public Service Commission, Manipur


  • Konsam Himalay Singh, " Assessment of insurgency in Manipur and recommendation for conflict resolution", in USI Strategic Year Book, 2019.
  • Konsam Himalay Singh, " Kargil war as I saw it", The Infantry, June 2016.
  • Konsam Himalay Singh, Romancing the LOC 2012 (Restricted circulation)
  • Konsam Himalay Singh, "Ethnic Conflict in North East India", War College Magazine, 2016.