On Friday, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General MM Naravane concluded his two-day visit to Bhopal. General MM Naravane was accompanied by Lieutenant General JS Nain, Southern Army Commander. This comes on the day when Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate was merged with the National War Memorial flame ahead of Republic Day celebrations, that will take place at New Delhi’s Rajpath.
COAS Naravane inspects operational preparedness in Bhopal
During the Bhopal visit, the COAS was briefed on operational preparedness and on the reforms being undertaken towards transforming the formation into a modern, cohesive, lean, and agile warfighting force by the Sudarshan Chakra Corps Commander and other commanders.
Naravane appreciated the high levels of operational preparedness despite the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. He further complimented the forces’ proactive approach in undertaking flood relief operations at Datia, Shivpuri, Sheopur, Morena, Ashoknagar, and Jalon of Madhya Pradesh.
COAS Naravane interacted with troops and encouraged them to continue working with zeal and be prepared for any future operational challenges.
General Naravane also visited and reviewed the work at Headquarters Paschim Madhya Pradesh. He lauded the role of the Sub Area in assisting the civil administration in combating the COVID-19 pandemic by setting up Adhoc COVID Isolation Facilities