Latest Army Commanders’ Conference to begin from Oct 14

The Army Commanders’ Conference is an apex level biannual event that facilitates conceptual level deliberations culminating in important policy decisions

New Delhi: The latest edition of the Army Commanders’ Conference (ACC), an apex level biannual event, is scheduled to be held at New Delhi from October 14 to October 19, 2019. The ACC is held in April and October every year. The conference facilitates conceptual level deliberations that finally culminate in important policy decisions. The ACC is an important event for the planning and execution process of the Indian Army.

The top leadership of the Indian Army will brainstorm on current emerging security and administrative challenges and chart the future course for the Indian Army during the Army Commanders’ Conference. To ensure due diligence, decisions are taken through a collegiate system comprising Army commanders and senior officers.

The conference commences on Monday, October 14 with the address of General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), followed by an update by the Army Commanders on their respective operational and administrative issues. Discussions on ongoing contemporary issues are also scheduled.

Additionally, an equipment display by defence industries showcasing niche technology in fields of Artificial Intelligence, Drone Systems, Ammunition and Unmanned Ground Vehicles will also be held. The focus of the exhibition will be to promote indigenization through ‘Make in India’.

The top brass of the Army establishment will also brainstorm the preparedness of the armed forces amid ongoing tensions with Pakistan along with the new set of challenges that have emerged in the new scenario in the Kashmir valley post abrogation of article 370.

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