Colonel Mahip Chadha
|Education||Bachelor of Arts|
|Alma mater||NDA , IMA|
|Notable works||Soljer Soljer, Grit, Guts, and Gallantry: The Officers and Gentlemen of The Indian Army|
|Spouse||Kiran Chadha (1948–2010)|
Chadha was born in a Sikh family. He was commissioned on 25 Dec 1966 and after serving Indian Army for 34 years retired on 30 Jun 2000.
Life after the army
After retirement Chadha worked in several jobs. He finally retired as President of Helios Aviation. He resides in New Delhi and started writing as a profession in 2009. He has written two books.
Grit, Guts, and Gallantry was the book written by Col Mahip Chadha. It was released on 08 Jan 2011 By H. E General J J Singh PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd.), Governor, Arunachal. The book is an account of the author's journey through the NDA and the IMA. It is a motivational book and serves to act as a much needed career counseling requirement, for students of classes 9 to 12, so that they can consider the Armed Forces of India as a viable career option. It also assists children in the National Cadet Corps to understand the Army better. For enlisted soldiers it assists them to understand what the transformation from soldier to officer means.