Port Blair, July 10: General Anil Chauhan PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, Chief of Defence Staff accompanied by Air Marshal Saju Balakrishnan AVSM, VM, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN) visited INS Kohassa in Andaman and Nicobar Command’s northern AoR on 10 Jul 23. He reviewed the operational preparedness of the Base. Enroute, the CDS was apprised of the importance of strategically situated Northern Group of islands.

On return from INS Kohassa, the Chief of Defence Staff inaugurated the state-of-the-art Hanger at INS Utkrosh, capable of accommodating multiple aircraft. During interaction with troops over tea, the CDS encouraged them to continue protecting the territorial integrity of India and appreciated their efforts.