South Western Command (India)

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South Western Command
IA South Western Command.jpg
South Western Command's insignia today
Active 2005 - Present
Branch India Indian Army
Type Command
Garrison/HQ Jaipur, Rajasthan
Lt Gen Abhay Krishna

The South Western Command of the Indian Army was established on 15 April 2005 and became fully operational on 15 August 2005.[1] It is headquartered at Jaipur, Rajasthan. Lieutenant General Abhay Krishna is the present commander.[2]

The command's operational units include I Corps, formerly under Central Command, and X Corps, likewise transferred from Western Command.[1]


  1. ^ a b Renaldi and Rikhye 2011, 21
  2. ^ "Lt Gen Krishna takes over South Western Command". The Tribune. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 


  • Richard A. Renaldi and Ravi Rikhe, 'Indian Army Order of Battle,' for Tiger Lily Books: A division of General Data LLC, ISBN 978-0-9820541-7-8, 2011.