MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi also said that India had various rounds of conversations with the Chinese side at the diplomatic and military levels and will continue to remain engaged.
It said the progress of the indigenisation process by the defence public sector undertakings (DPSUs) is being reviewed on weekly basis by Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar.
The Army’s Eastern Commander Lt Gen Rana Pratap Kalita said the Army court of enquiry was completed and the report was being examined.
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Eastern Command, Lt Gen R P Kalita, however, said the Indian side is also continuously upgrading its infrastructure and capabilities.
The other side is constantly upgrading their road, rail and air connectivity so that they are in a better position to respond to a situation or mobilise forces. Lt Gen RP Kalita said.
The situation is such that even if these rallies are held anytime soon, the new recruits would take more than 1.5 years for their induction.
'Fake and blatantly false': India refutes 'reports' on sending troops to Sri Lanka as talks start to end political impasse
In its first reaction to the situation in Sri Lanka, India on Tuesday said that it is 'fully supportive' of the island nation's democracy, stability and economic recovery.
Indian Army’s 1 (Strike) Corps has got a new General Officer Commanding (GoC) as Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Gajendra Joshi assumed the appointment on Monday.
The Indian Army is in advanced stages of putting together Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) by reconfiguring its combat formations.
Army Chief General Manoj Pande was conferred with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal for his distinguished service of exceptional order at a defence investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Gen Pande said that the supply chain of certain ammunition and spares has been affected to some extent but added that the available stocks are adequate to last for a reasonable period of time.
Incriminating materials and arms and ammunition, including an AK-56 rifle with four magazines, a pistol with a magazine and one UBGL, were recovered from the site of the encounter, the spokesman said.
Asserts orders will be placed if firms can meet even 80% of Army’s requirements
Lt General BS Raju was in Udhampur to inaugurate the North Tech Symposium organised by the Northern Command of the Indian Army which is led by Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi
Northern army commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi blamed Pakistan army for sustaining the terror infrastructure.