CI Biography

Fullname : Col Arjun Basnet
Date of birth - 04 August 1972.
Commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant from Nepal Military Academy, Kharipati Nepal (1995)

CI Biography
MAJOR APPOINTMENTS
  • Commandant Western Division Training School, KhaireniTar Tanahu
  • Deputy Chief Military Operation Center UNMISS (2017 Dec.-2018)
  • Staff Officers to Chief of Army Staff Nepal Army (2016-2017)
  • Battalion Commander, Bhimdal Battalion Nepal Army (2014 - 2016)
  • Assessment Staff Officer, Directorate of Military Operation (2012-2014)
  • Brigade Intelligence Officer at Number 22 Brigade, West Nepal (2011-2012)
  • Special Force Reserve Company Commander to UNAMID (March 2011 – Sept 2011)
  • Company Commander of an Independent Company (2009-2010)
  • Staff Officer to Directorate of Military Intelligence, Nepal Army (2007-2008)
  • Battalion Operation &/Intelligence Officer of Infantry Battalion, Nepal Army (2004 – 2007)
  • United Nations Military Staff (MA to Brigade Commander, ITURI Brigade, MONUC (2003 - 2004)
  • Intelligence Officer of Special Forces Battalion (2001 -2003)
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Military Officer Basic graduation – Military Academy Kharipati Bhaktapur, Nepal -
  • Army Command and Staff College Shiva Puri, Nepal - 2007
  • Master’s Degree in political science – Tribhuwan University, Nepal - 2017
MILITARY COURSES
  • Combatting Terrorism- Joint Special Operation University, Florida USA
  • United Nation Peace Keeping Operation Instructor's Course - Malaysian Peace Keeping Operation Training Center Port Dickson, Malaysia
  • Command and Staff College Course - Nepal Army Command and Staff College Shivapuri, Nepal
  • Leadership and Management Course - Nepal Administrative Staff College, Nepal
  • Company Commander and Staff Course - Nepal Army School of Infantry Nagarkot, Nepal
  • Junior Staff and Command Course - Nepal Army School of Infantry Nagarkot, Nepal
  • United Nation Peace Keeping Operation Instructor Course - Birendra Peace Keeping Operation Training Center Panchkhal, Nepal 
  • Civil Affairs Course - John F. Kenedy Special Warfare Center and School Of Special Forces Fort Bragg, USA
  • Path Finder Course - US Army Path Finder School Fort Benning, USA
  • Special Forces Course - John F. Kenedy Special Warfare Center and School of Special Forces Fort Bragg, USA
  • Parachute Basic Course - Nepal Army Para Trraining School, Maharajgunj
  • Young Officers Infantry Course - Nepal Army School of Infantry Nagarkot, Nepal
  • Officer’s Basic Course - Military Academy Kharipati Bhaktapur, Nepal
HONORS, AWARDS AND MEDALS
  • Prawal Janasewa Shree.
  • Prasanshaniya Patta Award
  • Golden Jublee Coronation Award
  • Military Service Medal
  • Foreign Service Medal
    • United Nations Medal (UNAMSIL)
    • United Nations Medal (MONUC)
    • United Nations Medal (UNAMID)
    • United Nations Medal (UNMISS)
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
  • Commandant Western Division Training School, Khaireni Tar Tanahu
  • Battalion Commander Bhimdal Battalion, Nepal Army
  • Commander Force Reserve Company UNAMID, Sudan
  • Commander Independent Infantry Company, Nepal
  • Military Assistant to Brigade Commander, ITURI Brigade, MONUC, Congo.
  • Military Assistant to the Chief of General Staff, Nepal Army.
  • Brigade Intelligence Officer
  • G-2 Staff Officer in the Directorate of Military Intelligence.
  • Intelligence Officer of the Nepalese Special Forces Regiment.
  • Participated in three UN Peacekeeping Missions.
  • Training Instructor of the Nepalese Special Forces Regiment.
UN PEACE KEEPING OPERATION EXPERIENCES
  • Platoon Commander in UNAMSIL Sierra Leone 2002-2003
  • Military Assistant to Sector Commander MONUC-2004
  • Force Reserve Company Commander Special Forces Company UNAMID-2012
  • Deputy Chief Military Operation Center UNMISS-2018