February 18, 2020

After abrogation of Art 370, centre mulling creation of dedicated military command for JK

New Delhi : Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat on Monday, spelt the plans to create a Peninsula Command for the Indian Navy and said that the same would stretch from Sir Creek area in the west to Sundarbans in the east. Rawat also hinted at having a separate Jammu and Kashmir theatre, the shape of which would be finalised later. “We are also working on separate joint commands for logistics and training,” he said.
The former army chief who was elevated to the post of CDS and has been tasked to achieve an integration between the three services said that a study has been ordered to place all the air defence (AD) assets under a unified Air Defence Command.
“Our plan is to create a Peninsula Command with Navy’s Eastern and Western Command under it. The area of the Command is planned to start from Sir Creek area in west and Sunderbans in east and downwards,” Rawat said in New Delhi.

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