Northern Command COS interacts with Tiranga Mountain Rescue Team

Jammu,  The Chief of Staff, Northern Command, Lt Gen Anindya Sengupta on Tuesday interacted with the Tiranga Mountain Rescue team led by Col Satish Sharma (Retd) and 21 Members at Northern Command Headquarters, Udhampur.

Tiranga Mountain Rescue Teams were deployed in High Altitude Areas, to provide specialised avalanche and mountain rescue cover to the troops during the winter season from Nov 2022 to Apr 2023.

As per official communiqué, Lt Gen Anindya Sengupta congratulated the team for their commendable work and lauded the efforts in protecting the troops and the civil population in remote areas from natural calamities.

He referred to ‘TMR’ as a source of strength for soldiers deployed in high-risk and threat-prone areas.

The COS also emphasised that seamless synergy has brought down the casualties in mountainous areas due to natural calamities in Northern Command.

“Tiranga Mountain Rescue Team members received a special appreciation for saving the lives of Armed Forces Personnel by increasing awareness to safeguard themselves from natural disasters,” it read.