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Jammu: 19 May 2020
Lt Gen RP Singh, Western Army Commander alongwith Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, GOC, Rising Star Corps visited the Tiger Division and forward areas to review the current security situation and operational readiness. He was briefed by Maj Gen VB Nair, GOC, Tiger Division on the operational preparedness, up-gradation of security infrastructure and measures to combat situation arising from Corona pandemic. He visited the “Isolation Facility” at Army Public School Damana created for the COVID-19 patients and appreciated the efforts of ‘COVID warriors’. He interacted with troops and commended their efforts for taking adequate safety measures against the COVID-19 pandemic and also maintaining high level of operational preparedness.
Army Commander was also briefed by Brig YK Ahuja, CE (P) Sampark, on progress of roads and bridges being constructed and maintained by Project Sampark in Area of responsibility of Western Command. He appreciated the progress and quality of works executed by Project Sampark and also awarded GOC-in-C’s commendation to OEM Arjun Singh of Project Sampark for his devotion in construction of roads and bridges in the border areas.