General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, visited Headquarters Central Command at Lucknow on 26 May 2018 and was briefed on operational readiness of forces by Lieutenant General BS Negi, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Central Command.
General Bipin Rawat was also briefed by Air Marshal SBP Sinha, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Central Air Command and formation commanders on various other operational aspects. The Chief of the Army Staff expressed satisfaction on the efforts being made to ensure capability enhancement and operational effectiveness of the forces and development of infrastructure in the central sector. He conveyed his appreciation to the Surya Command for achieving a high degree of coordination in operations with the IAF through jointness.
Later, the COAS interacted with the officers of Central Command and exhorted them to be fully prepared to meet all contemporary and emerging challenges.