Trishul Defence Academy is one of the oldest acdemies of North India. Trishul strarted in year 2000 by Air force Wing Commander Anoop Melhotra after his retirement from Indain Airforce. Wing commander Anoop Melhotra is an Aluminus of National Defence Academy (60th course). He was commissioned as a Bomber Pilot in IAF in the year 1982. The year 1996 saw him qualify as a GTO. He has also served in various selection boards of AF (Varanasi, Mysore and Army Allahabad) for many years.