Major Rajiv Koner along with five soldiers of 10 Madras, an Infantry Battalion of The Madras Regiment of the Indian Army, called on the Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Dr) B D Mishra (retd) at Raj Bhavan in Itanagar on late Friday evening.
The unit is presently deployed in the high altitude area on the northern borders in Arunachal Pradesh.
Major Koner briefed the Governor about the Sadbhavana Projects and social welfare works done by the Battalion in their area of jurisdiction.
In true traditions of the Indian Army, the troops of 10 Madras have strengthened the bonhomie amongst the security forces and the people of the State.
The Governor complimented the officers and men for their operational efficiency and excellent environmental work in their Battalion area.
He also felicitated the Battalion for its successful tenure in the frontier state of Arunachal Pradesh.
He commended the unit for its vigil and alertness in maintaining security of the border areas despite the difficult terrain and exacting weather conditions.
The Governor appreciated the troops of 10 Madras for instilling confidence and affinity amongst the local population and also building a solid bond amongst the armed forces personnel and civil society.
He advised the officers and troops to maintain the high social spirit in their new place of deployment.
The Governor wished the Battalion grand success in their future endeavours.