Brigadier (Retd.) Dr. L C Patnaik, former Chairman, Odisha Public Service Commission is a decorated Infantry Officer with services in Indian Army, Ministries of Defence, External Affairs and Home and Public Service Commission (Constitutional Authority) .
Dr. Patnaik holds extensive frontline experience in multi-dimensional warfare, international conflict management, military diplomacy, cyber security and development of battlefield management systems.
During his tenure he holds key operational commands at the Line of Control of Siachen glacier in J&K and Indo- China border. He also served government of India as Defence Advisor at the Embassy of India, Tehran (Iran) , Member of the Indian Military Training Team in Bhutan and United Nation Peace Keeping Force . His experience is the key driving force for the growth of Kristellar Aerospace .