Four-day Army Commanders’ Conference Concludes Today

The four-day Army Commanders’ Conference, an apex level biannual event, which comprehensively discussed the aspects of existing security scenarios in the Indian Army concludes today. The event was being held in New Delhi from 26-29 Oct. It was attended by senior officers of the Army including the Vice Chief of the Army Staff, all Army Commanders, Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) of the Army HQ and other senior officers.

The last day of the Conference was spent deliberating on updates presented by the Director-General of Border Roads (DGBR) on various development projects being undertaken by Border Roads Organisation (BRO). Automation initiatives to optimise utilisation of manpower at various levels of the Army was also discussed.The conference concluded with the presentation of the Sports Trophy and Flight Safety Trophy, followed by the closing address by the COAS.

Lauding the Indian Army for its high standard of operational preparedness, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh expressed his confidence in the soldiers standing firm on the ground at the Line of Actual Control (LAC). He lauded the efforts of the Border Roads Organisation “working under difficult conditions to connect far-flung areas”. Singh also mentioned the move to grant permanent commission to women in the Army — ordered by the Supreme Court earlier this year — as “another significant decision that will ensure equal opportunities for professional growth to all officers irrespective of their gender”.