Monday, Jun 17 2024 | Time 08:56 Hrs(IST)
image
States » South


Agniveers are leaders, innovators & defenders of nation’s sovereignty: CDS

Agniveers are leaders, innovators & defenders of nation’s sovereignty: CDS

Belagavi, May 20 (UNI) Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Anil Chauhan on Monday stated that Agniveers are not just soldiers but also leaders, innovators and defenders of the nation’s sovereignty.
The CDS while underscoring the noble purpose of military service and its pivotal role within the Military Framework, lauded Agniveers for choosing the Armed Forces.
Gen Chauhan was interacting with the Agniveers, undergoing training at Maratha Regimental Centre and Airmen Training School (ATS), Belagavi, an official statement said.
He stated that it was a testament to their exceptional duty towards the nation.
Acknowledging the personal challenges faced by the soldiers and their families and the hardships they endure while operating in the challenging environments, the CDS assured that despite the odds Agniveers will find their journey immensely rewarding and every step, will lead to their personal growth and deep sense of pride in serving the nation.
Elaborating the evolving nature of the warfare, General Chauhan highlighted the complexity and unpredictability of future conflicts to include Cyber Warfare, Artificial Intelligence and Asymmetric Threats which are now an integral part of the battlefield.
He also spoke about technology integration and continuous learning and mentioned that in addition of staying abreast with the latest advancements, there is also a need to showcase innovative approach towards combat.
The CDS took a tour of the training institute to gain insight into Agniveervayu training of IAF.
He interacted with the third batch of Agniveervayu trainees undergoing training as per the revised induction pattern introduced by the Defence Ministry in 2022.
Genral Chauhan exhorted them to focus on training for becoming technologically proficient soldiers, ready to meet the challenges of future warfare.
The CDS further stressed upon the trainees that learning is a lifelong process, especially in an ever evolving and dynamic field of warfare which is tech intensive, entailing a profound sense of responsibility in constant upgradation of skills.
He advised the trainees to always nurture the values of integrity, physical fitness, discipline, and esprit-de-corps in their pursuit of professional excellence.
Highlighting the importance of training, the CDS lauded the efforts put in by the training faculty of ATS, and the Maratha Regimental Centre and urged them to keep on striving for excellence towards furtherance of operational might of the nation.
UNI RBE-BDN CS2038

More News

Telangana CM extends Bakrid greetings

16 Jun 2024 | 11:23 PM

Hyderabad, June 16 (UNI) Telangana Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy extended greetings to the Muslim fraternity on the occasion of Bakrid (Eid- Ul- Adha) festival, which is symbol of sacrifice, and will be celebrated on Monday.

see more..

Kerala Governor greets people on Eid Ul-Adha

16 Jun 2024 | 11:12 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 16 (UNI) Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan greeted people on Sunday on the joyous occasion of Eid-ul-Adha.

see more..

BJP slams KCR for not appearing before Power commission

16 Jun 2024 | 10:49 PM

Hyderabad, Jun 16 (UNI) Former Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) faced criticism from BJP Legislative Party Leader Aleti Maheshwar Reddy for not appearing before the Electricity Inquiry Commission (EIC).

see more..

Union Minister Kumaraswamy slams Karnataka govt for raising fuel taxes

16 Jun 2024 | 10:25 PM

Mandya, June 16 (UNI) Union Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday strongly criticised the Congress government in Karnataka for raising taxes on petrol and diesel, a decision he believes harms the public.

see more..

My entry into AIADMK has started : Sasikala

16 Jun 2024 | 10:24 PM

Chennai, June 16 (UNI) Deposed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, a close confidante of
late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa,on Sunday announced said her entry into the AIADMK
to unite the party has started.

see more..
image