New Delhi 09 April 2019. The biannual Army Commanders’ Conference commenced yesterday in the national capital with an opening address by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

During the conference, chaired by General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, the senior commanders are deliberating 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. 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 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.