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Gen Rawat visits Army training command in Shimla

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Monday visited headquarters of the Training Command in Himachal Pradesh's during his three-day visit to the hill-state, a defence said.

was briefed on the training activities and initiatives by Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Training Command (ARTRAC), P C Thimmaya, he said.

The Army expressed his appreciation on the work being undertaken by the ARTRAC.

On this occasion, General addressed all officers of ARTRAC Headquarters, including the student officers and staff of all 32 category 'A' training establishments through video conference, the said.

General Rawat, accompanied by his wife, Madhulika Rawat, also visited his alma mater, St Edwards, where they were received by the Principal, Father Anil Sequira, and given a warm welcome by the students and staff, he said.

The General had an hour long interactive session with the students and motivated them to excel in all spheres of life, the said.

General Rawat's wife, of the Army Wives Welfare Association, was briefed by Army Welfare Association ARTRAC Officiating Regional on various welfare activities being undertaken by ARTRAC Headquarters, he said.

She also visited various troops and family welfare institutes of and conveyed her appreciation for the commendable job being done by the ladies and the staff.

General Rawat also called on at Raj Bhawan, the spokesperson said.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 20:16 IST