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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
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Standing Committee on Defence (SCOD) Visits Pokaran Ranges at Rajasthan
Jaipur, Sunday, 08 Jan 2023
A delegation of Members of Parliament for Standing Committee on Defence visited POKARAN Field Firing RANGES located near Jaisalmer and witnessed Integrated Fire Power Demonstration. They saw the employment of versatile and indigenously manufactured weapon systems and their use in simulated battle field conditions with devastating effects on the target end. They also reviewed the existing and planned infrastructure development in the Ranges for adopting to the future requirements of training by the Indian Army. The committee will visit Jaisalmer on 09 January where they will be briefed by Lieutenent General AK Singh, Army Commander of the Pune based Southern Command.
The committee is headed by Shri Jual Oram MP & Chairperson, SCOD alongwith 22 other memers.The SCOD is a committee comprising of selected Members of Parliamen for the purpose of legislative overviewing the defence policies and decision making of the Ministry of Defence.
Col Amitabh Sharma