Corps Commander assures bonhomie between Army and people in Arunachal
Itanagar: General Officer Commanding (GoC) of Dimapur-based 3 Corps Lt General Rajeev Sirohi called on the Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra at Raj Bhawan here on Saturday and discussed about the border security issues and promotion of recruitment of local youth into the Indian Army.
The Governor commended the troops of 3 Corps for their preparedness and élan and expressed his confidence about the security deployment to defend the borders. He appreciated the Army for maintaining the peace and tranquillity in the frontier state in spite of many challenges which the troops have to face in their area of operation, a Raj Bhawan communiqué infomed.
The governor hoped that the proactive role of Unit Commander of Indian Army units for motivating and facilitating the youth of the state in joining the Armed Forces will continue in months and years to come.
He also suggested for health awareness camps, games and sports promotional activities and primary level educational initiatives for the benefit of the tiny tots of the far-flung villages collocated with the Army posts.
The GoC while sharing information on security measures, assured the governor of ensuring bonhomie amongst the people of the state and the Indian Army.
Earlier, Major General R K Jha, General Officer Commanding of 5 Mountain Division, Tenga in West Kameng district also called on the governor and briefed him regarding the security on border in his divisional sector and civil and military cooperation, the communiqué added.