Army, BSF hold synergy conference at Western Command Headquarters

Officers of Indian Army and Border Security Force posing for a group photograph at Western Command Headquarters on Wednesday.

JAMMU: The Indian Army and Border Security Force on Wednesday organised a synergy conference at the Headquarters of the Western Command.
Defence spokesman said that senior Indian Army officers of the Western Command, Senior officers of Border Security Force from BSF Headquarters West Command, Punjab and Jammu Frontier Force attended the conference.
The conference was presided over by Maj Gen Devendra Sharma, MGGS (Operations), Headquarters Western Command.
NS Jamwal, IG BSF Jammu Frontier and Soanli Mishra, IG BSF Punjab Frontier were the senior officers representing the BSF.
The agenda included discussions on operational issue of convergence to further enhance operational efficiency between the Indian Army and the BSF. Common issues of training and equipment profile of BSF and challenges of border management were also deliberated upon.
The chairman highlighted the importance of developing a joint security force culture to thwart nefarious designs of inimical elements.
During the wars of 1965, 1971 and Operation PARAKRAM, Indian Army and BSF operated together towards a common purpose of defending our national borders.
The same spirit of jointmanship and cooperation continues to this day, the chairman said.