Army Commanders’ Conference to commence on April 8

The biannual Army Commanders’ Conference shall commence on April 8.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will inaugurate the conference. 

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat along with top commanders will deliberate on specific issues to Army formations and Army as a whole.


Important issues that are likely to be discussed are management of the extant security dynamics, mitigation of future security threats and enhancement of combat edge over potential adversaries, an Indian Army spokesperson said.

Other issues like infrastructure development for capacity enhancement along the Northern borders, review of strategic railway lines, optimization of limited budget to ensure making up of critical deficiency in ammunition, issues related to Border Road Organization projects, ECHS, as also other matters relevant to operations, administration and welfare of troops will also be discussed in detail for planning and execution.

Army Commanders’ Conference, chaired by Chief of the Army Staff is held biannually for formulating important policy decisions through collegiate deliberations. 

It is an important event for planning and execution process of the Indian Army.

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