Jammu: Indian Army’s Western Army Commander Lt Gen RP Singh on Monday visited forward areas of the Rising Star Corps in Kathua and Samba districts of Jammu and Kashmir to review the current security situation and operational readiness.
Rising Star Corps Commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi accompanied the army commander.
Lt Gen Singh interacted with the Commanders of the field formations and was briefed about the operational and logistics preparedness and up-gradation of security infrastructure, Jammu-based Defence PRO Lt Col Devendra Anand said.
The visiting commander interacted with troops and lauded them for their high morale and motivation.
He appreciated the high state of preparedness of the Rising Star Corps to thwart any threat manifested by inimical and anti-national elements.
He also commended the efforts of the formations in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.