Dharamsala (June 17): Chief of the Army Staff Gen VK Singh, accompanied by his wife Bharti Singh, president Army Family Welfare Organisation, arrived at Yol on a two day visit yesterday. They were received by Lt Gen AK Choudhary, GOC, Rising Star Corps, and Madhuri Choudhary, chairperson, Family Welfare Organisation.
This is the Army Chief’s first visit to Rising Star Corps after assuming the command of Indian Army. The Army Chief during his visit reviewed the operational preparedness of the Rising Star Corps and was briefed by the Corps Commander on operational, training and administrative matters. Gen VK Singh applauded the state of preparedness and expressed his confidence that the Rising Star Corps was prepared for all challenges and will execute the assigned tasks in a befitting manner meeting the aspirations of the nation.
Mrs Bharti Singh, inaugurated a amazement park inside Yol Cantt and also interacted with families and children. She visited Family Welfare Organisation and was briefed about welfare activities being undertaken by the Rising Star Corps Family Welfare Organisation for the improvement and betterment of quality of life of families and children of the Army personnel.