Port Blair, June 03: Lt Gen Ajai Singh, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief Andaman & Nicobar Command visited the Military units and formations in the Nicobar Group of Islands on 03 Jun 21. Towards reinforcing operational readiness and preparedness, Naval Air Station Baaz, Campbell Bay and Air Force Station Car Nicobar, briefed the CINCAN during the visit.
Whilst visiting INS Baaz, the southernmost military airfield of India and the outpost at Indira Point, the southernmost point of India, he encouraged the personnel to maintain high vigil and appreciated their dedication. At Car Nicobar, he honoured the personnel and families of the Air Force Station who had lost their lives during the Tsunami on 26 Dec 2004 by laying a wreath in their memory at the Tsunami Memorial there. During his interaction with troops of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, DSC and GREF as well as Defence civilians stationed at Campbell Bay and Car Nicobar, CINCAN complimented all ranks for their performance and exhorted them to continue the good work and maintain a high state of alertness and operational readiness in the prevailing security situation. The CINCAN also advised personnel to continue strict protective measures against the second phase of COVID-19 pandemic.