New Delhi, Oct 25: The top commanders of Indian Army will hold a four-day long biannual Commanders’ Conference from Monday, focussing on an overall assessment of Army’s combat readiness in eastern Ladakh as well as other sensitive areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and IAF chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria will address the commanders on October 27.
The Army Commanders’ Conference is an apex level biannual event which formulates important policy decisions through collegiate deliberations. “The event is attended by senior officers of the Army including the Vice Chief of Army, all Army Commanders, Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) of the Army HQ and other senior officers,” an Indian Army official said.
On the first day, the Commanders will be deliberating on matters related to Human Resource Management.
On October 28, the top commanders will carry out in-depth discussions on the various agenda points projected by the various Army Commanders. On October 29, the Director General of Border Roads (DGBR) will update on the various infrastructure development projects being undertaken by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) and allied formations.
“Automation initiatives to optimise utilisation of manpower at various levels of the Army will also be discussed,” he said.
The conference will close with the presentation of Sports Trophy and Flight Safety Trophy, followed by the closing address by the Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane.
“All of us need to sit back and recollect what all we have undergone since March this year when the pandemic broke out. Patience is the key and we shouldn’t lose it. We have to be careful, acting carelessly can prove disastrous.”