Indian Naval Chief in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR

Naval Chief

Admiral RK Dhowan, Chief of Naval Staff arrived in Srinagar Saturday on a one day visit and interacted with the Navy and Army troops. The Naval Chief was given an update by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lt General Satish Dua at the Badami Bagh Cantonment on the present security situation.

Admiral RK Dhowan is 22nd Chief of Naval Staff who was commissioned into Navy on 1st January 1975 after graduating from the National Defence Academy. On his arrival, the Chief of Naval Staff was received by Lt Gen Satish Dua, Chinar Corps Commander. The Naval Chief was given an update on the various activities undertaken by Chinar Corps related with security and Awaam oriented welfare initiatives, a defence statement said.

Corps Commander particularly apprised the Naval Chief about the role of Army and Marine Commandos who relentlessly worked to “save the people and provide succour during the hours of distress”.

The Naval Chief addressed the officers and interacted with all ranks of Army, Air force and Navy. He complimented the Chinar Corps for ensuring a secure environment in the State.

He emphasised upon synergised people friendly operations, upholding the law of the land and respecting human rights.  He highlighted several initiatives being undertaken for capability augmentation of the Armed Forces and welfare measures. He also apprised the officers of Chinar Corps about the latest developments in Indian Navy, the statement said.

The Naval Chief expressed his satisfaction about the security situation prevailing in the Valley and appreciated the Chinar Corps for its relentless welfare initiatives towards Awaam.

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