COLONEL Harinder Singh Attari, Chairman
Name COLONEL HARINDER SINGH ATTARI
Father’s Name Major Mohinder Singh Attari
Date of Birth 22nd June 1937
Address The Attari House,
617, Sector 29, The Mall,
Arun Vihar, NOIDA – 201303 (INDIA)
Tel / Fax +91-0120-2452006
We hail from the Royal House of Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) and are Bhati Rajput Suryavanshi by origin. I am direct descendent of General Sham Singh Attari.
Schooling: Studied at Aitchison Chief’s College, Lahore and at Yadavindra Public School, Patiala. I was Captain of the school and Prefect of the hostel throughout. I was awarded numerous awards including Yadavindra Gold Medal and Field Marshal Cariappa Art Shield. Passed Senior Cambridge with distinction.
College: Studied at Govt. College Ludhiana. Held the appointment of Secretary of the College Union, Secretary of the Fine Arts Society, Music Club and the Dramatics Club and was the Prefect of the Hostel.
I have served in the Indian Armed Forces for 26 years with distinction and was awarded ten medals. Have held high-grade appointments such as Instructor at the Military Academy and Defence Services Staff College Wellington. My last appointment was Director Operational Logistics in the Quarter Master Generals Branch at the Army Headquarters; I was responsible for dealing with Mobilization of the Indian Army, and management of Weapons, Ammunition, Equipment, Transport and Medical Stores.
Secretary, Defence Services Officers Institute, New Delhi.
Research Paper on Mobilization & Motivation in the Armed Forces.
Research Paper on Logistics System for Indian Army – 2000 to 2015 AD.
Member of various Studies / Presentations / Boards of Officers Initiated at Army Head Quarters Level.
Took part in major Army Test Exercises.
Took part in active Insurgency Operations in Nagaland / Mizoram and Indo – Pak War 1965 and 1971.
Instructor at Officers Military Academy at Madras.
Instructor at Defence Services Staff College at Wellington.
Chief Instructor at United Services Institute of India at New Delhi.
I have held the appointment of Secretary Defence Service Officer’s Institute at Delhi and was also nominated as Chief Instructor of United Service Institute, which is a tri-Services Institute.
I have done Post Graduation in Business Management and Marketing. I have also undergone training in Export / Import, Hotel Management & Tourism and Industrial Entrepreneurship.
I contested elections both for MP (Member of Parliament) and MLA (Member of Legislative Assembly) from TarnTaran & Rajasansi respectively in the year 1991/92.
I am the founder and Chairman of Shaheed General Sardar Sham Singh Attariwala College for Women, instituted in the befitting memory of the General at his native place at Attari in Dist. Amritsar.
I am also holding the appointment of General Secretary of General Sardar Sham Singh Attariwala Trust instituted on 4th January, 1998 under the Chairmanship of Late Brigadier S. Jasbir Singh of Attari, S/o. S. Harbans Singh, one of the founders of Chief Khalsa Dewan, Amritsar and Khalsa College, Amritsar.
Currently, I am writing the Book titled “The Most Magnificent Warrior – the Life & Times of General Sardar Sham Singh Attariwala”.