Arun Jaitley Visited EasternTheatre Behrampore Military Station W B

Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley Today visited Eastern Theatre and was briefed on the upcoming Behrampore Military Station, in Murshidabad District of West Bengal
General Dalbir Singh, COAS, who is on a visit to Eastern Theatre from 23 to 25 Aug 14 and Lt Gen MMS Rai, Eastern Army Commander were also present during the 30-minute briefing . This Briefing Was held near the camp site Where foundation plaque was earlier laid by the Hon`ble President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee in February 14.
The Rs. 600 Cr project in the 250-acre land is set to be an eco-friendly `model military camp` that will be replicated in all future infrastructural developments of similar military stations wherever feasible. This Project will also boost the local economy in the area.
Before leaving for Behrampore early today, Army Top Brass laid a wreath at the Vijay Smarak.
The Army Chief also visited Panagarh Military Camp where he took stock of on going preparations for raising of the Army`s Strike Corps. He thereafter left for a two-day visit of forward areas in the Eastern Sector
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The Union Minister for Defence, Shri Arun Jaitley and the CO A S, General Dalbir Singh visiting the Eastern Theatre, in West Bengal on August 24, 2014.