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Assam Rifles Commanders’ meet under way

 SHILLONG, Aug 19 – A two-day conference of the Assam Rifles Commanders to focus on key policy, conceptual and doctrinal issues in light of developing security environment in the Northeast region began here today.

Chaired by its Director General Lt Gen Karan Singh Yadava, the meet at Assam Rifles headquarters here, is being attended by all commanders and senior officers of the force.

“The conference will take a holistic review of the security environment, status of operational readiness as also the appraisal of operational situation in the Northeast.

The other aspects of force, including force modernization, administrative and logistics aspects of the force, will also come up for in-depth discussions as part of the overall review,” Assam Rifles spokesperson AK Chowdhury said.

The 65,000-strong force has recently completed 175 years of service to the nation.

Besides being the oldest Central paramilitary force, Assam Rifles it is also the most decorated force in the country. – PTI

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