Self-reliance through Atmanirbhar Bharat and Make in India initiatives in defence manufacturing will be the key agenda in an exchange of ideas between former army chiefs and the incumbent General MM Naravane.
The 8th edition of the Indian Army Chief’s Conclave, a gathering of serving and former chiefs of army staff of the Indian Army, will be organised in New Delhi from 16 to 18 September.
The highlight of the three-day brainstorming session will be the invite extended to former chiefs of the Nepali Army, who were also Honorary Chiefs of the Indian Army, a statement from the Ministry of Defence said.
“It will involve discussions on the rapid transformation of the Indian Army, self-reliance through Atmanirbhar Bharat and Make in India initiatives in defence manufacturing and skilling of the Indian soldier to fight modern wars,” the statement added.
The conclave is a forum for exchange of ideas between the old guard and the current leadership of the Indian Army.