Secretary Defence Finance visits Army locations in Ladakh

As part of the outreach initiative of the Ministry of Defence, Gargi Kaul, Secretary Defence Finance in the MoD, recently visited various locations of Fire & Fury Corps in the Ladakh Sector, a Defence spokesman said in a statement on Saturday.

“The visit was undertaken to gain first-hand knowledge of the difficult conditions in which troops are deployed while defending the nation’s borders,” the statement said.

“Besides interacting with Lt Gen YK Joshi, General Officer Commanding, Fire & Fury Corps and understanding the myriad terrain, weather and health challenges faced by troops of the Fire & Fury Corps, she also visited various forward locations in the sector including Siachen.

“During her interactions with troops deployed at these locations, she conveyed the appreciation of the nation for their commitment and perseverance and also assured them of all the support from the Ministry of Defence in execution of their duties,” the Defence spokesman said in the statement.