Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday visited the Northern Command headquarters at Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir and asked troops to be alert against any inimical design of the enemy and stay aggressive in their approach.
"The Chief of Army Staff interacted with the troops and conveyed his appreciation to the soldiers for their steadfastness and high morale, which were reflective of their unwavering commitment and selfless dedication to the nation," a defence spokesperson said.
He said the Army chief "urged the troops to be alert against any inimical design of the enemy and be aggressive in their approach".
General Rawat also praised "the synergy and cooperation" between the Northern Command, the Air Force, paramilitary forces, civil administration and the central police organisations operating in the region, the spokesperson said.
He said the General asked all ranks to continue carrying out their task in a professional manner for creating a secure and peaceful environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.