• 22 Apr 2024

On 22nd April 2024, Defence Minister, accompanied by Army Chief, visited Siachen, the world’s highest battlefield, to assess India’s military readiness.

  • Review conducted over a week after Indian Army's 40th anniversary in Siachen.
  • Singh, along with Army Chief Gen. Manoj Pande, evaluates security situation.
  • Interaction with soldiers deployed at Siachen highlights frontline engagement.
  • Siachen Glacier, at 20,000 feet, poses extreme challenges to soldiers.
  • Indian Army's 'Operation Meghdoot' established full control in April 1984.
  • Continued reinforcement of Indian Army's presence in Siachen.
  • Landmark deployment of a woman Army officer at Siachen in January last year.
  • Siachen control symbolizes Indian Army's resilience and technological advancements.