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Biennial Conference of Army Commanders begins from 16 October 2023

Utkarsh Classes 16-10-2023
Biennial Conference of Army Commanders begins from 16 October 2023 Defence 3 min read

The Army Commanders' Conference is being organized in New Delhi from 16 to 20 October 2023. This top-level biennial event is an institutional platform to facilitate conceptual discussions on important policy decisions of the Indian Army.

Conference Format:

  • In continuation of the new format brought in this year 2023, the upcoming scheduled Army Commanders' Conference is also being held in hybrid format.
  • Army Commanders and other senior officers will meet virtually on the first day of the conference, thereafter the remaining deliberations will be conducted in physical format.
  • Chaired by Army Chief General Manoj Pandey, the commanders are considering a range of issues, including the ongoing reform process in the 13 lakh-strong force, matters related to jointness among the three services and key geopolitical developments.

Talk on Leveraging Technology for National Security:

  • Chief of Defense Staff General Anil Chauhan and Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhary were also among those who addressed the army commanders.
  • Ajay Kumar Sood, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, will also deliver a lecture on "Leveraging Technology for National Security".

Special focus on further strengthening the borders with China and Pakistan:

  • Top Army commanders began the five-day conference to discuss national security challenges along the borders with China and Pakistan and ways to enhance the overall combat capability of the force.
  • Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will participate in the conference to be held on 18 October 2023.
  • On this occasion, Defense Chief General Anil Chauhan, Army Chief General Manoj Pandey and Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhary will address the organized meeting.
  • Apart from reviewing the operational preparedness of the Indian Army, the top leadership will deliberate on the current/emerging security scenarios.
  • They will also discuss important topics including review of the current reform process, training matters, human resource management aspects and issues affecting serving personnel and veterans.

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