Army’s strategic seminar for future chiefs in Srinagar


Aimed to prepare the military commanders for future, the Army conducted a two-day strategic seminar in Srinagar based sensitive 15 Corps- responsible for guarding the Line of Control and keeping the hinterland safe from militants.

The seminar that concluded on Wednesday was presided over by General Officer Commanding in Chief, Northern Command Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi and attended by senior military officials.
In this seminal event, domain experts from defence shared their insights on the salient aspects of evolving contours of warfare and its manifestations which have a direct bearing and connection to myriad levels of warfare, Srinagar based defence spokesman said.

Northern Command faces the unique challenge of the ‘two and a half fronts’ – referred to China, Pakistan and the internal security threats- with live reality of different levels and genres of Warfare.
The endeavour at the seminar was to forge a force with an ability to address the entire spectrum of war fighting.
In current generation of warfare, the Armed Forces have to respond with a clear eye on the escalatory matrix and hence the response may manifest into a wide range of activities which traditionally were considered beyond the scope of military means.
The seminar also addressed the issues of civil military jointness in decision making, the lines of effort encompassing the entire construct of diplomacy, information, military and the interdisciplinary response to the emerging threats.

“The leadership deliberated on a multitude of issues, at all levels, to develop a comprehensive understanding and arrive at logical courses of action,” the spokesman said.
Lt Gen Dwivedi, congratulated the eminent speakers, for having crafted their thoughts after a detailed analysis.
He appreciated the speakers for presenting their view point for use of military power in a coherent manner as part of Comprehensive National Power.