Prime Minister Narendra Modi has landed in Kevadia, Gujarat today to address the top military commanders of Combined Commanders’ Conference. The Conference was a three day long brainstorming meet of top military commanders, which got started on Thursday.
This Combined Commanders’ Conference is the first meeting to be held in the second term of Modi’s government.
A senior official told that the Prime Minister is scheduled to leave today itself.
In the meeting, PM Modi will meet up with the military commanders of all the three forces and is likely to discuss the future challenges.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had arrived in Kevadia a day before Prime Minister to attend the Combined Commanders’ Conference.
Indian Army as being the host is organizing the conference. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to give presentations on the progress made in the field of development of theatre commands in the event.
The Conference is also being attended by the commander in chief rank officers of all the three services that incorporates 20 officers from different commands and formations from all over India.
There will be briefings on the ongoing projects as well as the future projects by the top officials of their respective department in the conference.
The Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, who is also a Secretary in Department will also brief on topics like developments regarding formation of new tri-services commands and the progress made in the existing structures.
This is also the first conference which will include jawans participating in the discussions on military affairs in the presence of PM Modi.
Till now, only the top commanders of the three services were allowed to participate in this conference.