Rawat was accompanied by Lieutenant General Abhay Krishna, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command and Lieutenant General Gopal R, General Officer Commanding, Spear Corps.
The Army chief on his day-long tour visited Taksing and other forward areas in Arunachal Pradesh and reviewed the operational preparedness of the formations.
After being briefed on the prevailing security situation by the local commanders, the Army chief expressed his satisfaction with the operational preparedness of Spear Corps.
Lauding the efforts of the soldiers for ensuring peace and tranquility and improving employment generation opportunities for the local population, Rawat further urged the jawans to continue the good work in a professional manner.
Spear Corps is one of the largest and operationally most active corps of the Army. Besides undertaking extensive counter-insurgency operations in the three northeastern States of Arunachal, Nagaland and Manipur, it is also responsible for conduct of operations along the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh.