Kirpa Ram Vij, Former Singapore Chief BG, dies at 87

Kirpa Ram Vij, Former Singapore Chief BG, dies at 87

The Former Singapore defense chief Brigadier-General police officer Kirpa Ram Vij, who was instrumental at the Singapore Armed Forces Training Institute (SAFTI), died away on Saturday (Oct 29) aged 87. BG Vij also joined the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) in 1966 and held a number of posts throughout his military career, including as the first director of SAFTI.

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How Did Kirpa Ram Vij Died? His Obituary

Kripa Ram Vij died at the ripe old age of 87. His official cause of death has not been confirmed as of now. Today, we deeply mourn the loss of a loving husband, doting father and grandfather, a trailblazer and a pioneer of Singapore,” his family told CNA.

“We will always cherish his accomplishments and what he has done in service to the community and the nation. He has touched many people and always remained humble and noble, something we shall always aspire to be.” Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Melvyn Ong said he is “deeply saddened” by BG Vij’s death. “He was an exemplary leader and pioneer of the SAF.

My officers and I are fortunate beneficiaries of his legacy and will continue his work to keep Singapore safe and secure,” he also reported.

Kirpa Ram Vij Age, Date of Birth, Birthday, Family, What about his father, mother, where is he from? Early Life Details

Kirpa Ram Vij age was 87 years old at the time of the writing of this article. He was born in the year 1935. His family and early life details are unknown as of now.

Kirpa Ram Vij Family

Kirpa Ram Vij Net Worth, How much did he earn?

His net worth figure is under the radar.

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Kirpa Ram Vij Partner, What about his relationship?

Kirpa Ram Vij love life and relationship side status of his story are kept hidden from the public. But we will be updating the details related to it once the information comes up in the future.

Kirpa Ram Vij Career

Kirpa Ram Vij was a retired civil servant and brigadier-general. He joined the Singapore Volunteer Corps as a lieutenant in the year 1960.  Before becoming the Director of General Staff, Vij also worked in civil service and worked as the Director of the Singapore Command and Staff College.

Vij has also become the Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of National Development between 1974 and 1975, then the Singapore Ambassador to Egypt between 1975 and 1979, and, Head of Training at the Civil Service Institute until 1981.  Leaving the civil service, he also became the general manager of Neptune Orient Lines in 1981.

Where he attended his High school and University? What was his major?

He enrolled in the Raffles Institution. Apart from this, there is no information related to his other academic degree or qualifications.

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His Social Media Reach

Ram Vij seems to be inactive on the social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook page.

Physical Appearance of Kripa Ram Vij’s Height, Weight

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Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Kripa Ram Vij’s be knows

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