Indian Army: Know about the 7 Command Centre in details[Updated]

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indian army command centre history and detail

The Command center of any armed forces is played a major role in controlling and building a powerful nation. In this article, we will discuss the command center of Indian Army. Currently Indian army has 7 command centre in all over India.

The command centre of India Army

  • SOUTH COMMAND: Came into existence on 01 April 1895, during British rule. Today, the Southern Command comprises of two Corps with their Headquarters, located at Jodhpur and Bhopal. Amongst the static formations are the Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Goa Area, with its HQ at Mumbai and the Dakshin Bharat Area with its HQ at Chennai. Southern Command encompasses eleven States and four Union Territories covering nearly 41 percent of the country’s landmass. Its formations, establishments, and units are spread over 19 cantonments and 36 military stations.

  • EASTERN COMMAND:  As per official document eastern command formed on 01 Nov 1920, Chandimandhir, Haryana

  • WESTERN COMMAND: referred as the land of the brave, active since 1947 located in Chandimandhir, Haryana
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Western Command Logo

  • CENTRAL COMMAND: Came into existance in 1st May 1963, HQ(Headquarter) is Lucknow. After the Chinese animosity in 1962, then Eastern Command moved to Kolkata and Central Command was raised at Lucknow. Lt Gen K Bahadur Singh has the qualification of being the primary Army Commander. The region of Central Command covers the seven conditions of Uttranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa and is home to 18 Regimental Centers just as countless strategic and preparing foundations. Since its beginning, Central Command has developed in size and height.
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Central Command logo
  • NORTHERN COMMAND: active since 1972, HQ is in Udhampur, Jammu & kashmir. the current commander of northern command is Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, AVSM**, YSM, SM GOC-in-C, Northern Command
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Northern Command
  • SOUTH-WESTERN COMMAND: The South Western Command of Indian Army officially raised on 15 April 2005 and Operationalised on 15 August 2005 at ‘Gothic Lines’ at Jaipur Military Station, with the standard Raising Ceremony and lifting of the Command Flag by the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief. The South Western Command of Indian Army officially raised on 15 April 2005 and Operationalised on 15 August 2005 at ‘Gothic Lines’ at Jaipur Military Station, with the standard Raising Ceremony and lifting of the Command Flag by the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief.
  • ARMY TRAINING COMMAND: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, Active since 1991

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Infographical Representation of Indian Armed command centre SOURCE: TOI

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