Raksha Rajya Mantri, Dr Subhash Ramrao Bhamre stressed upon the need for being prepared for highly dynamic internal and external security challenges. Whereas, General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, emphasised on the need to lay down judicious priorities to ensure that the allocated resources are utilized optimally and the force modernization be carried out unabated. They were addressing biannual Army Commanders’ Conference which commenced on 16 April 2018 here in New Delhi.
Army Commander’s Conference #ACC18 commenced today. Hon’ble RRM Shri Subhash Bhamre & General Bipin Rawat #COAS addressed the Army Commanders & Staff. Synergy & operational readiness on top of the agenda. pic.twitter.com/YbUgDxZgk0
— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) April 16, 2018
While inagurating the Conference ,Dr. Bhamre complimented the Indian Army for its contributions in countering myriad security challenges, thus, paving the way for development and progress of the Nation. He appreciated the Army for continuous training activities undertaken including various joint trainings and exercises with friendly foreign countries.
General Bipin Rawat, in his opening remarks, stressed upon the need to work in a collaborative manner for retaining and enhancing the current levels of combat effectiveness.During the Conference, chaired by Chief of the Army Staff, the senior commanders will deliberate on the management of the extant security dynamics, mitigation of future security threats and enhancement of combat edge over potential adversaries.
Other issues like infrastructure development for capacity enhancement along the Northern borders, review of strategic railway lines, optimization of limited budget to ensure making up of critical deficiency in ammunition, issues related to Border Road Organization projects, ECHS, as also other matters relevant to operations, administration and welfare of troops will be discussed in detail for planning and execution.