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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2959
ANSWERED ON:  10.02.2014
MOUNTAIN STRIKE CORPS
C. SIVASAMI
Will the Minister of



DEFENCE be pleased to state:-




(a) whether the Government proposes to raise a mountain strike corps to enhance the capability of the army;

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether any special effort is being made by army for infrastructure development along the borders; and

(d) if so, the details thereof?


ANSWER


MINISTER OF DEFENCE (SHRI A.K. ANTONY)

(a) to (d): Modernisation and capability development of the Army is a dynamic and continuous process based on operational requirements and threat perception.

Government is seized of the security imperatives of the country and reviews the threat perception from time to time. Necessary steps are accordingly taken by Government including development of infrastructure along the borders.

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