Nearly 300-400 terrorists trained in terror camps along the Line of Control are in the process of infiltrating Jammu and Kashmir, Army Chief of Staff MM Narwane said on Friday. General Narwane, in his speech at the Army Day parade, said the ceasefire violation had increased by 44 per cent, reflecting Pakistan’s misconduct plan.
Pakistan frequently flies the border control line to help militants infiltrate Jammu and Kashmir. India’s active operations and strong counter-terrorism grid have not only done much damage to the enemy but have also controlled infiltration efforts, the army chief said.
He said that the army had killed more than 200 militants in the Line of Control during last year’s counter-terrorism operation and that these measures have provided relief to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He said that the enemy was being given a strong response on the other border. Pakistan continues to provide shelter to terrorists. About 300-400 militants are in the grip of training camps across the Line of Control.
General Nirvaney said the ceasefire violation increased by 44 per cent last year, reflecting Pakistan’s malpractice plan. Trying to smuggle weapons through drones. He said the Indian Army was working towards restructuring and modernization to enhance its combat capabilities.
He said that the Army is working closely with higher education institutions like IITs on emerging technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain (exchange of Bitcoin in computer systems), quantum computing and non-human systems. Under the central government’s Make in India project, the army has leased 29 modernization projects worth Rs 32,000 crore, he said. The Army chief presented the Indian Army’s mobile app to the country and said it would provide an abundance of information to people, especially the younger generation.