Lieutenant General SK Prashar, AVSM, VSM, GOC, Maharashtra Gujarat & Goa Area, on his two day visit to Army Establishments in Nagpur, Kamptee and Pulgaon. He was briefed by General Officer Commanding, Uttar Maharashtra and Gujarat Sub Area about the active role being played by Sub Area in Operations, Humanitarian Aid in Disaster Relief and Welfare of Ex-Servicemen during the COVID pandemic times. GOC appreciated the preparedness and efforts of the Sub Area in extending support to the civil administration during the peak crisis of COVID and disaster relief during flood and fire incidents.
Later he visited GUARDS Regimental Centre, Kamptee, where he first paid homage to the Martyrs at the War Memorial. He was shown the recruit training and administrative initiatives undertaken, keeping all COVID protocols in place, to ensure uninterrupted conduct of training during the Pandemic thus ensuring â€˜Force Preservation and Operational Readinessâ€™. GOC interacted with the recruits and training staff and exhorted all ranks to continue to strive towards excellence. He also appreciated the Centreâ€™s training facilities which included the field craft circuit and the counter insurgency village.