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Indian Armed Forces consists of three branches – Indian Army, Indian Airforce and Indian Navy. The Indian Armed Forces are managed by the Ministry of Defence of the Government of India. With the total strength of over 1.4 million active personnel, it is the world’s second-largest military force and has the world’s largest volunteer army. Even the defense budget is also the third largest in the world.
On 15th January 1949, Lieutenant General K.M. Cariappa took over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army, and this day is celebrated as the Army Day in India.
The President of India is the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army. Headquarter of Indian Army is located in New Delhi and functions under the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), who is responsible for the command, control, and administration as a whole.
The Army is consisted of 6 operational commands (field armies) and 1 training command. Every individual command is headed by Lieutenant General, who has an equal status to the Vice-Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS), working under the control of Army HQ in New Delhi.
The major responsibilities of the Indian Army include national security and maintaining unity, protecting India from external and internal threats, maintaining peace and security within Indian borders, and also conducting rescue operations during natural calamities and disasters.
The army has been involved in four wars with neighbouring Pakistan and one with China. Other famous operations undertaken by the army include Operation Vijay, Operation Meghdoot, and Operation Cactus. The army has conducted large peacetime exercises such as Operation Brasstacks and Exercise Shoorveer, and it has also been an active participant in different United Nations peacekeeping missions.
Indian Army is the protector of the nation and it has proved its strength many a times which built a confidence of people in Indian Army and due to the selfless service by soldiers they get the respect and honor in abundance from the country. Adventurous and glorious lifestyle of Indian Army inspires youth to become the part of it and serve the nation in the best possible way.
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