The Assam Rifles Inspector General’s Conference 2023 was held at Headquarters Directorate General Assam Rifles in Laitkor, Shillong, Meghalaya on Friday.
The Conference was chaired by Lieutenant General PC Nair, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, PhD, Director General of Assam Rifles and was attended by Formation Commanders, Battalion Commanders and Staff Officers of Headquarters DGAR and Formations, the IGAR(S) said in a release.
The DG emphasised that the Force should focus on the Combat Potential in Conventional Operations by means of regular exercises and rehearsals. He also said that maintaining the integrity of the Indo-Myanmar border is of paramount importance.
In view of the present situation in Manipur he complimented the troops of the Force for their impeccable and unbiased conduct which has largely helped the situation to be under control, the IGAR(S) stated.
Our battalions deployed in the other states of the Northeast and the Kashmir valley have also done a magnificent job, he added. He commended the Fmn Cdrs for planting the highest number of saplings among all CAPF in the Northeast region. He also said that distribution of healthy rations to the Force is a key area wherein new items like millets have been inducted.
The DG said that ensuring the wellbeing of Veterans of Assam Rifles is also our foremost responsibility for which 11 ESM rallies were held this year and close to 500 grievances settled.
During the conference, the Director General complimented the Formation and Unit Commanders for their leadership and that of junior leaders in dealing with the multiple challenges of the Northeast.
He exhorted them to keep themselves abreast of the existing situation and remain omni-vigilant in the dynamic environment that exists. He brought out that the Assam Rifles has always identified itself with the people of the Northeast and ensured their security and well-being.
The conference, conducted twice a year, is focused on improving the operational and administrative efficiency of the Force to successfully undertake its task in the Northeast, the IGAR(S) said.