DISTRICT LEVEL CIVIL MILITARY LIAISON CONFERENCE BETWEEN BLACK CAT DIVISION AND DISTRICT ADMINISTRAT
Gangtok, 29 Aug (IPR):
A District Level Civil Military Liaison Conference was held between Black Cat Division based in Gangtok and district officials of East Sikkim represented by District Collector and Magistrate of East Sikkim, Gangtok, KapilMeenaon 29 Aug at Penangla.
During the State Level Civil Military Liaison Conference (CMLC) held on 04 Apr 2018, a decision was taken by Sikkim State Government and Army in Gangtok to have District Level CMLC for better coordination and synergy between district administration and Army at the district level. During the conference, issues relating to infrastructure development and soldiers welfare were delved upon.
The conference was co-chaired by Commander Black Cat Gunners,Brigadier Ajay Misra and District Collector and Magistrate, Gangtok,KapilMeena. Brigadier Ajay Misra in his opening remarks thanked the civil administration and Government of Sikkim on behalf of Major General NS Raja Subramani, SM, VSM for its support to the armed forces.
The Conference covered aspects of identification of defence land, afforestation drive, aid to civil authorities, welfare of soldiers etc.
The discussion was useful for resolving various issues and enhancing synergy between the Army and district administration.