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Corps of Signals observes raising day at Southern Command
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 AT 11:19 AM (IST)

PUNE: The Corps of Signals celebrated its raising day completing its centenary in its role as information warriors for the Indian Army.


General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C), Southern Command, Lt Gen P Khanna and Chief of Staff (CoS) Lt Gen R K Swamy with their respective spouses graced the occasion.


Since its raising on February 15, 1911, the Corps has valiantly mastered the waves of technological breakthroughs.  From the era of flag signaling to wireless and line communications of the forties, the Corps has adapted itself to the rapidly changing technological barriers, successfully revolutionised and provided communications, information technology and electronic warfare for the Indian Armed Forces spread over vast geographical areas and through rugged inhospitable terrain.


Besides providing infallible communication during wars, Counter Insurgency Operations and peace, Signallers have stood by the Nation during hours of crisis and are amongst the first to reach and establish communications from disaster sites


On this day last year, the Corps of Signal had kicked off year long event of Centenary Celebrations and re-dedication of the Corps of Signals to its commitment of 'Teevra-Chaukas' method of communication. The events included technical seminars, conferences, Adventure activities and many more, informed a Southern Command communique.


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