The Chief of the Army Staff visited Headquarters South Western Command on 23 May 2014. Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni, GOC-in-C, South Western Command briefed the Army Chief on the state of operational preparedness of the South Western Army.
General Bikram Singh later interacted with senior functionaries of HQ South Western Command and addressed officers of the station on issues facing the Army & collective efforts taken to achieve well drawn out key area results. Emphasising upon core values of honesty, truthfulness, sincerity, commitment & dedication, the Chief called upon all officers to instill greater pride in the service across rank and file. The COAS expressed satisfaction on efforts being made to ensure that the Army remains a potent, responsive and accountable instrument of national power, the vision enunciated by him as head of the organisation. The Army Chief also emphasised on value based leadership in accordance with the legacy of Indian Army. He emphasised on the requirement of regular interaction with veterans to imbibe rich ethos of our predecessors.