4 Corps GOC calls on the Governor
The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 4 Corps, Lt Gen (Dr.) Dinesh Singh Rana, AVSM, YSM, SM called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Lt. General K.T. Parnaik, PVSM, UYSM, YSM (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 15th March 2023. They discussed various issues related to security and goodwill projects of the Indian army in the western sector of the State.
The Governor, who had also served as the GOC of 4 Corps in 2009, emphasized on maintaining alertness and élan of the troops deployed in western Arunachal Pradesh. He appreciated the Army’s contribution towards the wellbeing and security of the people living in and around the deployment areas of 4 Corps.
The Governor appreciated the effort made by Hq 4 Corps for motivating and providing assistance to the local youth in the Agniveer recruitment process as well as organizing awareness and motivational camps and pre-recruitment rallies for the recruitment of local youth in different parts of the State.
The Governor suggested combined efforts be made by the Army and State for goodwill projects in the border areas to strengthen the bonhomie with the local population. He said that focus be on providing assistances in health and education sectors.
The GOC, 4 Corps briefed the Governor on various issues including defence readiness and goodwill projects of the Indian army.
Lt Gen (Dr.) DS Rana, GOC, 4 Corps presented a book ‘TWO DECADES THAT SHAPED PLA AS WE KNOW TODAY’ which he has written to the Governor.