Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane visits Mumbai

September 13, 2021 Photo(s): By PRO (Navy)
  • Army Chief on a two day visit to Mumbai
  • Army Chief visits Western Naval Command and stealth frigate INS Teg
  • Army Chief calls on the Governor of Maharashtra, discusses issues of welfare of veterans
  • Army Chief meets reps of major business houses for manufacture & supply of state of the art equipment to Army as part of 'Make in India' initiative

General MM Naravane, Chief of the Army Staff arrived on a two day visit to Mumbai on September 12, 2021. He was accompanied by Mrs Veena Naravane, President, Army Wives Welfare Association. They were received at Mumbai by Lt Gen SK Prashar, GOC Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa Area and Mamta Prashar, Zonal President, Army Wives Welfare Association.

The Army Chief visited Western Naval Command on September 13, 2021 wherein he reviewed a ceremonial guard of honour and interacted with Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command. They discussed operational and administrative issues including Jointmanship between the two services. The General also visited the stealth Guided Missile Frigate INS Teg, affiliated to the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment. He was briefed about the capabilities of the warship.

The Army Chief subsequently called on Bhagat Singh Koshyari, the Governor of Maharashtra and discussed issues related to the welfare and resettlement of Veterans in Maharashtra.

Taking the ‘Make in India’ initiatives forward, he also interacted with representatives of major business houses involved in the defence sector for manufacture and supply of state of the art equipment for Defence forces.

General MM Naravane, Chief of Army Staff reviews a guard of honour during his visit to the Headquarters of Western Naval Command in Mumbai.
General MM Naravane, COAS interacts with Vice Adm R Hari Kumar, FOC-in-C Western Naval Command.
General MM Naravane, COAS exchanges a memento with Vice Adm R Hari Kumar, FOC-in-C Western Naval Command.
General MM Naravane signs the visitors book during his visit to Western Naval Command.
General MM Naravane visits stealth frigate INS Teg which is affiliated to the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment.
Rear Adm Ajay Kochhar, Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet (FOCWF) presents a memento to Gen MM Naravane during his visit onboard INS Teg.
A group photo onboard INS Teg with the COAS, President AWWA, FOCWF, CO INS Teg along with family members and staff officers.
General MM Naravane, COAS calls on the Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshiyari and discusses issues pertaining to welfare of veterans.
General MM Naravane, COAS interacts with reps of major business houses for manufacture and supply of state of the art equipment for the Defence forces.