Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat visited the headquarters of Southern Command in Pune yesterday.
This was General Rawat’s first visit to the Headquarters of Southern Command, the largest geographical formation of the Indian Army, after taking charge in December.
During the visit, the Chief of the Army Staff was briefed on operational readiness and other administrative aspects by Lt General PM Hariz, General Officer Commanding-in Chief of the Southern Command.
He also updated General Rawat on the current security situation in the Southern Command area of responsibility and proactive measures adopted by the Army to prevent any untoward incident.
General Rawat earlier served as the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Command.