In her maiden visit, the Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman visited Tiger Division on February 12, 2018. The Raksha Mantri rushed to Jammu with primary focus to review the situation after the terrorists entered in Sunjuwan Military Station in which three terrorists were killed and six brave soldiers attained Martyrdom. She was received by Lt Gen YVK Mohan, General Officer Commanding, Rising Star Corps and Air Commodore SK Mishra, AOC, at Air Force Station Jammu.
The Raksha Mantri was briefed by the GOC Rising Star Corps about the operation and reviewed the situation by an aerial reconnaissance. She also discussed the operational integrities and other concerning issues with senior officers at Tiger Division. The Raksha Mantri visited Military Hospital Jammu and interacted with all the injured soldiers, families and children.
She also called upon Ms Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed, the Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir and discussed the prevailing security issues. Later the Raksha Mantri interacted with the Media personnel during a Press Conference at Jammu before her departure to New Delhi.