Guwahati: Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh to visit forward posts along Indo-China borders of Arunachal Pradesh to make on-ground assessment of the operational preparedness and interact with troops on Thursday.
On Wednesday, Singh reached Assam and visited Army Formation in Dinjan and interacted with the troops.
The defence minister was briefed on infrastructure development along LAC as well as capability development & operational preparedness by Lieutenant General R C Tiwari AVSM, VSM, GOC 3 Corps and other senior officers.
The Raksha Mantri was on a three-day visit to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh till September 30, 2022, wherein he is scheduled to visit the frontline locations. He was accompanied by Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Pande and General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command Lieutenant General RP Kalita along with other senior officers.
On Thursday, he would also interact with members of second religious expedition to Athu Popu, an annual trek of local Idu Mishmi tribe which is being facilitated by Indian Army since 2021 as part of outreach and continued efforts towards supporting the locals & development of tourism.
The Raksha Mantri was also slated to review infrastructure projects of Border Roads Organisation (BRO) during his three-day visit.