Amid simmering tension between India and Pakistan, the Indian Army Chief directed the formations to ensure continued state of vigilance.
He added that armed forces need to maintain alertness and be prepared to decisively deal with emerging challenges that may develop.
The Chief of Army Staff also visited Western Command Head Quarter where he reviewed operational preparedness along western borders.
At the time, he was briefed in current operational situation, prevailing security environment and preparedness of the formations,especially in
Amritsar and Samba.