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Do not be complacent in J&K, Army chief tells troops

Army has asked its troops not to become complacent in Jammu and Kashmir which is yet to see an end to terrorism even though there was decline in infiltration along the Indo-Pak border.

chandigarh Updated: Mar 18, 2012 10:21 IST

Army has asked its troops not to become complacent in Jammu and Kashmir which is yet to see an end to terrorism even though there was decline in infiltration along the Indo-Pak border.

"The troops should not become complacent as we are yet to see the end of terrorism in J-K," Army chief Gen VK Singh said in a security meeting at Nagrota-based 16 Corps headquarters on Friday.

There was a need to remain vigilant and prepared at all times, Singh said.

Singh, who arrived on a day-long visit to Jammu, was briefed on the prevailing security situation south of Pir Panjal ranges in J-K.

In a special sainik sammelan held on the occasion, Singh addressed the officers and men of White Knight Corps and outlined the priority areas of the Indian Army.

The General also spoke about the steps taken towards transformation of the Army to make it operationally and logistically more efficient.

The process for removal of anomalies in the 6th Pay Commission has also been initiated, Singh said and underlined the need for all ranks of the Army to maintain high moral values and to live by the principles traditionally identified with the Army.

Earlier in the morning, Gen Singh accompanied by Lt Gen DS Thakur, Director General of Military Intelligence, was received by Maj Gen Surinder Singh, General Officer Commanding of Tiger Division, Maj Gen BK Dhingra, MGGS, Northern Command and Group Captain Manish Girdhar, Officiating AOC, Air Force Station, Jammu, at air force technical area at Jammu air field.