A three-day conclave of the Indian Army Chief will begin in New Delhi on Thursday. A forum for the exchange of views and ideas between the old generals as well as the current leadership of the Army, the conclave will witness discussion on various matters including the modernisation of the army, self-reliance through Aatmanirbhar Bharat and Make in India programmes of the government.
“The highlight of the three-day event which will end on September 18 will invite to former Chiefs of the Nepali Army, who were also Honorary Chiefs of the Indian Army,” the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
The eighth edition of the Army Chief’s Conclave will witness participation from the serving chief as well as former Chiefs of Army Staff (COAS) – the MoD further said, news agency ANI reported.
Modernisation, HR matters on agenda
“It will involve discussions on the rapid transformation of the Indian Army, self-reliance through Atmanirbhar and Make in India initiatives in defence manufacturing and skilling of the Indian soldier to fight modern wars,” the Ministry further said.