Lt Gen Raj Shukla (Retd) has been appointed as a member of UPSC

Former Army Training Command chief Lt Gen Raj* Shukla (Retd) has been appointed as a member of the Union Public Service Commission: Department of Personnel and Training

Lieutenant General Raj Shukla, PVSM,YSM, SM, ADC is a retired General Officer of the Indian Army who served as the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Army Training Command (GOC-in-C ARTRAC).

He assumed office on 1 May 2020, succeeding Lt Gen P C Thimayya. He superannuated on 31 March 2022

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Shukla is an alumnus of Uttar Pradesh Sainik School Lucknow , National Defence Academy Khadakwasla Pune and Indian Military Academy.

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Shukla was commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery in December 1982

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He has also attended the Defence Services Staff College

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the Higher Defence Management Course at the College of Defence Management and the National Defence College.

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He is a recipient of the Param Vishisht Seva Medal, Yudh Seva Medal and the Sena Medal.

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He has been a Researcher at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses and a visiting fellow at the Centre for Land Warfare Studies.