Northern Army Commander Lt General Upendra Dwivedi steered deliberations on joint capability and enhancement over three days and commended officers on the northern front for their professional approach towards synergising efforts in achieving objectives in multi-domain operations.
The deliberations were attended by senior military commanders of the Indian Army, Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
The army is set to come out with a comprehensive promotion policy, which will come into effect from January 1, next year.
The new promotion policy has been prepared in sync with the ever-evolving operational requirements of the force.
As part of this, a comprehensive review of the promotion policy for selection of officers to select ranks of Colonels and above has been finalised, an army official said.
The new policy will help the forces align the leadership requirements to the present and emerging operational challenges, both in internal and external dimensions, they said.
The new policy provides for Increased promotional opportunities while also addressing the aspirations of senior leadership by providing further promotional opportunities to officers in Major General rank, officers approved in staff only, and the officers who would be eligible for promotion to the next rank in staff only.