GEN BIKRAM SINGH REVIEWS OPERATIONAL READINESS OF
New Delhi : Bhadrapada 20, 1934
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh, reaches Pune, today on a two day visit. Lt Gen AK Singh, GOC-in-C, Southern Command briefed the Army Chief on the state of operational preparedness of the Southern Army. Gen Bikram Singh also interacted with senior functionaries of Southern Command and addressed the officers of the station on the contemporary challenges facing the Army, the collective efforts required in overcoming these and requirement of maintaining the highest standards of operational preparedness and discipline. He also emphasised on value based leadership, reiterating the Indian Army’s ethos of commitment and professionalism. In a first of its kind, approx 3000 officers in 24 stations of the Command were also able to view Army Chief address through a real time video link. In his interaction with ex-servicemen later, the Army Chief assured them of concerted effort towards amelioration of their problems during this ‘Year of Veterans’.
President AWWA Mrs Bubbles Singh, who is accompanying the Army Chief on the visit interacted with the Veer Naries and families residing in the station.
Gen Singh will be visiting the National Defence Academy tomorrow. He thereafter proceeds to Bhopal where he will review the operational preparedness of the Sudarshan Chakra Corps and address all Army Officers of Bhopal Military Station. The Army Chief will also call upon the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, HE Shri Ram Naresh Yadav.