Lt General Manoj Kumar Mago took over as the 34th Commandant of National Defence College (NDC), New Delhi from Air Marshal D. Choudhury who superannuated on November 30, 2021. Lt General Manoj Kumar Mago was commissioned into the 7th Battalion Brigade of the GUARDS on December 15, 1984 and later commanded 16 GUARDS.
He is an alumnus of Defence Services Staff College, Higher Command and NDC Courses. He has held various important staff and instructional appointments. Prior to taking over as the Commandant NDC, Lt General Manoj Kumar Mago was commanding 10 Corps.