|South Western Command|
|Active||2005 - Present|
|GOC-in-C||Lt Gen Amardeep Singh Bhinder, AVSM, VSM|
The South Western Command of the Indian Army was established on 15 April 2005 and became fully operational on 15 August 2005. It was in response to the emerging threats and opportunities on the Western Indo-Pak border. It is headquartered at Jaipur, Rajasthan.
Lieutenant General Amardeep Singh Bhinder is the present commander.
The command's operational units include I Corps, formerly under Central Command, X Corps, likewise transferred from Western Command and an Artillery Division.
Currently, the Western Command has been assigned operational units under:- I Corps, X Corps and 42nd Artillery Division. The command in total has following units under its belt :- 3 infantry divisions (1 for Mountain warfare), 1 armoured division, 1 artillery division, 2 Reorganised Army Plains Infantry Division (RAPID), 1 armoured brigade, 1 Air-defence brigade, and 1 engineering brigade.
|Structure of South-Western Command|
|Corp||Corp HQ||GOC of Corp
|Assigned Units||Unit HQ|
|Mathura, Uttar Pradesh||Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Katiyar ||33rd Armoured Division||Hisar, Haryana|
|4th Infantry Division||Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh|
|23rd Infantry Division||Ranchi, Jharkhand|
|Bathinda, Punjab||Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Mago ||16th Infantry Division||Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan|
|18th RAPID||Kota, Rajasthan|
|24th RAPID||Bikaner, Rajasthan|
|6th Armoured Brigade||N/A|
|615th Air-defence Brigade||N/A|
|471st Engineering Brigade||N/A|
|N/A||N/A||N/A||42nd Artillery Division||Jaipur, Rajasthan|
|General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South-Western Command|
|Rank||Name||Appointment Date||Left Office||Unit of Commission||References|
|Lieutenant General||Krishnamurthy Nagaraj||15 April 2005||31 July 2006||Maratha Light Infantry|||
|Lieutenant General||Parmendra Kumar Singh||1 August 2006||31 July 2008||Regiment of Artillery|||
|Lieutenant General||Chanroth Kunnumal Suchindra Sabu||1 September 2008||30 November 2010||Regiment of Artillery|||
|Lieutenant General||Shri Krishna Singh||1 December 2010||31 October 2011||8th Gorkha Rifles|||
|Lieutenant General||Gyan Bhushan||1 November 2011||31 December 2013||Mahar Regiment|||
|Lieutenant General||Arun Kumar Sahani||1 January 2014||31 January 2016||Regiment of Artillery|||
|Lieutenant General||Sarath Chand||1 February 2016||12 January 2017||Garhwal Rifles|||
|Lieutenant General||Abhay Krishna||25 January 2017||31 July 2017||Rajputana Rifles|||
|Lieutenant General||Cherish Mathson||1 August 2017||31 August 2019||Garhwal Rifles|||
|Lieutenant General||Alok Singh Kler||1 September 2019||31 March 2021||68 Armoured Regiment|||
|Lieutenant General||Amardeep Singh Bhinder||1 April 2021||Incumbent||The Deccan Horse|||