Army engineers celebrate 231st Corps day
Srinagar: The Corps of Engineers celebrated its 231st raising day on Friday.
According to Defence communiqué, known as the Sappers, the Corps of Engineer consists of Combat Engineers, Border Road Organisation (BRO) and the Military Engineer Service (MES).
GOC, Chinar Corps, Lt Gen SA Hasnain, commended the hard work done by one and all of the Sappers fraternity in the valley and has urged everyone to strive to consolidate the gains and maintain the high reputation of the Sappers.
“They all have played a vital role in the valley in maintaining/opening of roads, construction of bridges and also in aid to civil authorities during natural calamities,” the communiqué said.
Brigadier TPS Rawat, Chief Engineer, Beacon, (BRO) Brigadier Navin Ahuja, SM, Chief Engineer, Chinar Corps and Brigadier Amit Katpalia, Chief Engineer, 31 Zone (MES) lauded the work done by all ranks of Sappers in improving the living standards in the valley.
Many vocational training workshops have also been conducted by the Corps of Engineer in the Valley in the recent past.
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