"Dream big, dream while awake, be passionate to turn dreams into realitys."
Born at Jabalpur (MP) on 02 Jan 1953. Maj Gen Soni had his early education at Allahabad and received his Graduation & Post Graduate degrees from Allahabad University in 1970 & 1972 respectively. He received Presidents Scout Award while studying for Graduation on 24 Oct 1968. He was commissioned as an Army Officer on 29 April 1973 from officers Training Academy, Chennai, and rose to the rank of Mayor General. During his 38 Years with Indian Army he held many prestigious appointments including Command of an Artillery Unit & Briade (both in Kashmir Valley fighting against Militants and Anti National Elements) and Artillery Division (Part of India Strike Force), He received Vishistha Sewa Medal for his exemplary and selfless service fighting militants. He retired on 31 Jan 2011. While in Army, he pursued his academic passion and received the degrees of al Phil & D Phil. A passionate teacher, Maj Gen Soni was Directing Staff at Army War College, Mhow and School of Artillery, Deolali and was Head of Faculty of Doctrine & Tactics,Maj Gen Soni joined KIOCL Ltd (a Govt. of India PSU) on 01 Feb 2011 as Director Commercial and made major contribution for which he was awarded Udyog Shree Award. Maj Gen Soni joined Bombay Gymkhana Ltd, a 140 years old institution on repute on 01 Feb 2013 as its CEO. Maj Gen (Prof.) Soni was Director HR, Dean (Management) & DSW of Graphic Era University (GEU), Dehradun from Feb 2015 to Aug 2016.