RM Visits Andaman & Nicobar Command
Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman visited Andaman & Nicobar Command from October 18-19, 2017. The Raksha Mantri was received at INS Utkrosh by Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Admiral (Retd) DK Joshi and Commander-in-Chief Andaman & Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Bimal Verma. On arrival, she was accorded a Joint Services Guard of Honour by the troops of Andaman & Nicobar Command. Subsequently, during her visit to the Headquarters Andaman & Nicobar Command, the Raksha Mantri was given a comprehensive brief on the security environment and thrust areas of the command.
On the second day of her visit to the Andaman & Nicobar Command, went on a windshield tour of the Defence facilities at Port Blair. She was accompanied by Commander-in-Chief, Andaman & Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Bimal Verma. Subsequently, the RM visited Car Nicobar. At Carnic she paid homage to the personnel and families who lost their lives during the Tsunami in 2004. The RM visited the Japanese Wells and interacted with the troops prior departing.
- Mattu JP Singh
Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman being received by Commander-in-Chief Andaman & Nicobar Command Vice Admiral Bimal Verma on her arrival at Port Blair on October 18, 2017.
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Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman paying homage to the Air Force personnel & their families who lost lives during Tsunami in Car Nicobar Island on October 19, 2017.
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Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman on her visit to cellular jail, paying respect to Veer Savarkar at Andaman and Nicobar island on October 19, 2017.
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Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman celebrating Diwali with Air Force personnel at air base in Car Nicobar under Andaman & Nicobar Command on October 19, 2017.