The Ball of Fire Division of the Indian Army is fully prepared to defend the border at all cost. GoC Ball of Fire Maj Gen RK Jha during an interaction with Arunachal Governor BD Mishra assured his troop’s resolve to defend the border.
Governor of Arunachal Pradesh BD Mishra on the way to Central Institute of Buddhist Culture Studies at Dahung made a brief stopover at Rupa in West Kameng District on Monday. The Governor and the First Lady of the state Neelam Misra were received by Maj Gen RK Jha, General Officer in Commanding of Ball of Fire Division at Rupa.
The GOC highlighted the concerted efforts of both Army and Civil administration in Tenga, Bomdila and Tawang towards maintaining excellent Civil-Military relations. He also impressed upon the Governor for establishment of Rajya Sainik Board for welfare of veterans, training facilities for Service Selection Boards for youngsters aspiring to join officer cadre in Armed Forces, Sainik Schools in Arunachal Pradesh, and Financial Assistance through the office of DC Bomdila for making Sainik Aramghar, Bomdila functional and renovation of War Memorials at Bumla and Bomdila.
The GOC also highlighted the requirement for mobile ECHS polyclinic at Tenga and Tawang for providing much needed medical support to the veterans of this area. He also briefed the Governor on the requirement of empowering Deputy Commissioner Bomdila for issuing Ex Servicemen Identity Cards.
The Governor appreciated the Army for Operation Samaritan under which Army undertakes various welfare projects for the population of remote areas in Arunachal Pradesh. He also appreciated the efforts of ‘Ball of Fire’ Division in pre-recruitment training imparted to the youths of Arunachal Pradesh.
The Speaker of Legislative Assembly Arunachal Pradesh Tenzing Thongdok was also present during the meeting.