Lt Gen Codanda Poovaiah Cariappa Takes Over as GOC of Elite 1 Corps

Today Lieutenant General Codanda Poovaiah Cariappa assumed the charge of the General Officer Commanding of the elite I Corps in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura.

by Sabiya

Updated: Apr 03, 2020 18:13 IST

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On Friday, Lieutenant General Codanda Poovaiah Cariappa assumed the charge of General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the elite 1 Corps at Mathura, the reins of the Mathura Corps from Lieutenant General Amardeep Singh Bhinder. Cariappa is an expert in maneuver warfare, counter-terrorism, and operational art, and various coveted commands, instructional and staff appointments.

On assuming the command, exhorted all ranks to continue working with the same zeal, enthusiasm, and focus on operational preparedness with realistic training to achieve an exceptional level of military professionalism so that 1 Corps continues to undertake its mandated role of defeating military misadventures by the enemy against India. He emphasized that his priority is to fight against the COVID-19 threat.

 

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