Eastern Army commander emphasizes 24/7 operational readiness | MorungExpress
Tezpur (Assam), August 5 (PTI): On Friday, the Indian Army’s Eastern Command Chief, Lt. Gen. RP Kalita, stressed the need to be operationally prepared around the clock for any eventuality developing along the northern borders.
Addressing the closing session of the two-day panel discussion on “Demystifying the Dragon”, he also highlighted the importance of the Atmanirbhar Bharat campaign.
The seminar also highlighted several critical issues at the operational and tactical levels, including security issues, capability development measures and military modernization in order to derive concrete strategies to further strengthen security along the northern borders, according to a defense statement.
The seminar, a closed-door event, was organized by the Gajraj Corps under the Eastern Command and brought together more than 200 Indian Armed Forces officers on site and many more on virtual platforms.
On the first day of the seminar, Thursday, discussions were led by eminent experts, including senior diplomats, academics and military officers, in three different sessions focusing on Indo-Chinese geostrategic complexities. , border dispute and management and Chinese military reforms as a driving force. for China’s global aspirations.
The discussions were led by prominent panelists such as former Ambassador to China Ashok Kantha as well as security and China experts Lt. Gen. (Retired) Ranbir Singh and Lt. Gen. SL Narasimhan.
Panelists provided a kaleidoscopic view of the contours of India’s engagement with China, ongoing military modernization and Chinese global aspirations.
The final session of the second day included reflections from the panelists on the implications and the way forward for the Indian Armed Forces.
The discussion was led by Lt. Gen. (Retired) Raj Shukla with senior military officials and experts in the field who were on the panel, the statement added.