Army Commanders’ Conference Commences at Delhi
Delhi : Army Commander’s Conference Commences In the opening address
of the biannual Army Commanders’ Conference which commenced on 16
April 2018, the Hon’ble Raksha Rajya Mantri, Dr Subhash Ramrao 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.
He stressed upon the need for being prepared for highly dynamic internal
and external security challenges.
Dr Bhamre emphasised that the Government was fully seized of the requirements
of the Indian Army regarding capability development, force modernisation and
above all, infrastructural development. He reiterated the need to optimise the
fiscal resources through synergised capacity building within the three services
through enhanced indigenisation and self reliance.
Army Chief strssed upon combat effectiveness
Army General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, in his opening remarks, stressed
upon the need to work in a collaborative manner for retaining and enhancing the
current levels of combat effectiveness.
He gave emphasis 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.
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.
It is expected to discuss various matters of indian army in close door session.