Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Manoj Naravane is on a two-day visit to Kashmir to review the prevailing security situation in the Union Territory.
On his arrival at Srinagar, the Army Chief, accompanied by Northern Region Army Commander Lt. Gen. Y.K. Joshi and General Officer Commanding (GoC), 15 Corps Lt. Gen. D.P. Pandey, visited units and formations in the Kashmir valley. He was briefed by the local Commanders on the existing security situation and the measures being taken to identify and target the Over-Ground Workers’ (OGWs) network involved in radicalisation and recruitment of youth into terrorist ranks.
The Army Chief complimented the excellent synergy exhibited by all sections of the Civil Administration, Jammu and Kashmir Police, Central Armed Police Forces and other security agencies in projecting a ‘Whole of Government’ approach that has resulted in improvement in the security situation conducive for fostering a new era of development in the Union Territory.