Junior Leaders Wing of The Infantry School Belagavi has been awarded the coveted Unit Citation of the General Officer-in-Command, Army Training Command, for its exceptional contribution and meritorious performance in training officers and men in various courses related to tactics and specialised commando operations.
The award was presented by Lieutenant General P.M. Hariz, General Officer-in-Command, Army Training Command, at a ceremony at the Command’s headquarter at Gaya in Bihar on January 19.
Brig. Bikramjeet Singh Aujala, Officiating Commander, and Subedar Major Tilak Raj of the Junior Leaders Wing received the citation.
The Junior Leaders Wing, which was established here in 1971, conducts training for candidates of the Indian Army, Paramilitary Forces and Central Armed Police forces. Also, a large number of students from various friendly countries have been undergoing training at this centre housed on the Belagavi Fort premises.
The Junior Leaders Wing at Belagavi is training junior officers, JCOs and NCOs in Sub Unit Level Tactical and Special Mission Techniques to enable them to carry out assigned operational missions in varied terrain under severe stress and strain and be able to command and administer their Sub-Units effectively in war and peace. It trains officers and NCOs of Army, Para Military Forces, Central Police Organisations and friendly foreign countries in commando type of operations and makes them capable of either forming part of special mission groups or leading independent missions in all types of terrain and operational environment.