Army chief arrives in Dimapur to review operational preparedness

DIMAPUR, Feb 2: Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, arrived at the Rangapahar military station here in Nagaland on Saturday to review the operational preparedness of the army formations in the region.
On his arrival, the army chief was received by Eastern Command GOC-in-C, Lt Gen MM Naravane, and was briefed by Spear Corps GOC, Lt Gen Rajeev Sirohi, Kohima-based defence PRO Col C Konwer informed in a release.
The Spear Corps, besides undertaking extensive counter-insurgency operations in the northeastern states, is also responsible for operations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh.
The army chief expressed satisfaction with the
operational preparedness along the LAC, and appreciated the conduct of people-friendly counter-insurgency operations by the Spear Corps.
Gen Rawat also complimented the troops for ensuring peace and tranquility in the region by their dedicated hard work in difficult terrains and operational conditions.
The army chief also interacted with the officers and troops of the Spear Corps, and asked them to work tirelessly and in a professional manner to accomplish their tasks.
Gen Rawat is scheduled to visit Kohima and Itanagar.