Hyderabad, 12 July (Maxim News): In honour of Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, the Technical Warrior Block in Faculty of Degree Engineering (FDE), Military College of Electronics & Mechanical Engineering (MCEME), Secunderabad was renamed as Dhoundiyal Block by Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh, Commandant, MCEME in the presence of Mrs Saroj Dhoundiyal (M/o Major (Late) VS Dhoundiyal) and Mrs Nitika Kaul (W/o Major (Late) VS Dhoundiyal).
The officer graduated from MCEME in Dec 2017 after obtaining Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Stream and thereafter got posted to 55 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) Battalion (Grenadiers) in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).
On 18 Feb 19, Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal was killed in action in a valiant fight with terrorists in village Pingalana (J & K). During exchange of fire, Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal sustained fatal multiple gunshot wounds but was successful in eliminating two foreign terrorists and one local terrorist. (Maxim News)