Army GOC calls on governor

ITANAGAR, Mar 6: The Indian Army’s Likabali-based 56 Infantry Division’s General Officer Commanding (GOC), Maj Gen Ajay Kumar Vig, called on Governor BD Mishra at the Raj Bhavan here on Friday, and the two discussed issues related to electricity supply to the Army units and land allotment for the new Army accommodation.
The GOC briefed the governor on the Army’s recruitment rallies, the welfare of ex-servicemen and veer naris, and the security scenario in the state.
Mishra commended the Indian Army units stationed in the state “for the well-organized recruitment rally at Jairampur” in Changlang district.
He also expressed appreciation for the “goodwill and good relation of the armed forces amongst the people of the state,” and advised the GOC to continue to reach out to the people in the remote areas and provide them with basic amenities.
“Winning the hearts and minds of the people will assist the armed forces in keeping vigil in border areas and securing the territorial integrity of the nation,” Mishra said.
He also advised the GOC to ensure that the ex-servicemen and veer naris in his area are enabled to avail all the benefits provided for them by the defence ministry. (Raj Bhavan)