Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan welcomed the Prime Minister on his arrival. “Will be in Bhopal today. In the morning he will take part in the Combined Commanders’ Conference and later will flag off the Vande Bharat Express between Bhopal and New Delhi. This train will boost connectivity between MP and Delhi,” PM Modi tweeted ahead of his visit.
During his visit, the Prime Minister will attend the Combined Commanders’ Conference-2023 at the Kushabhau Thakre Hall in Bhopal.
The three-day conference of Military Commanders is being held from March 30 to April 1, 2023, on the theme ‘Ready, Resurgent, Relevant’.
“During the Conference, deliberations will be held over a varied spectrum of issues pertaining to national security, including jointness and theorisation in the Armed Forces. Preparation of the Armed Forces and progress in defence ecosystem towards attaining ‘Aatmanirbharta’ will also be reviewed,” an official statement said earlier.
“The conference will witness the participation of commanders from the three-armed forces and senior officers from the Ministry of Defence. Inclusive and informal interaction will also be held with soldiers, sailors and airmen from Army, Navy and Air Force who will contribute to the deliberations,” it added.
Meanwhile, the indigenously designed train set of Vande Bharat Express is equipped with state-of-the-art passenger amenities. It will provide a faster, more comfortable, and more convenient travel experience for rail users, boost tourism, and promote economic development in the region.