Gen Naravane also expressed hope that both sides will be able to make forward movement in resolving issues in other areas.
In the military talks, India has all along been demanding restoration of status quo ante in all areas of eastern Ladakh prior to April.
Though the purpose of the Chinese troop reorganisation was not immediately clear, there was speculation that it could be due to bad weather.
Nevertheless, launching ballistic missiles at warship targets still requires a reliable chain of surveillance and guidance technologies, which remain untested in combat conditions.
Normal life has been affected severely in Darjeeling and Kalimpong due to the ongoing indefinite shutdown.