The Officers’ Training Academy wore a spectacular look with traditional military regalia and splendour. The occasion was the 18th Passing Out Parade of 22 officers of Special Commissioned Officers’ Course (SCO)-45. The SCO Course also included 15 Gentlemen Cadets who were commissioned as officers into the Assam Rifles.
The POP at IMA is a spectacular event showcasing the training imparted to the further military leaders. As a build up to the Parade, a splendid “Son-et-Lumiere” show, based on the theme “Indian Military Academy Through the Ages” was held on December 11 which took the audience on a nostalgic journey of the Academy from its inception in 1932 to its present status.
Showcasing the high standards of the training and physical excellence achieved by the Gentlemen Cadets of Indian Military Academy, a Multi Activity Display was conducted at Somnath Stadium on 09 Dec 2020 as a prelude to the Passing Out Parade.
The Award Ceremony of Autumn Term-20 Passing Out Courses comprising 147 Regular Course and 130 Technical Graduate Course was conducted at the Khetarpal Auditorium, IMA on December 9, 2020.Gentleman Cadets were felicitated by Lt Gen Harinder Singh, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Yudh Seva Medal, Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, Commandant, Indian Military Academy.
The Passing Out Parade symbolises the culmination of rigorous training and transformation of a Gentleman cadet into a young Officer. Amidst the global Pandemic and challenges posed by COVID-19, the Deputy Commandant and Chief Instructor’s (DC&CI) parade was conducted on December 8, 2020, at the historic Chetwode drill square of the prestigious Indian Military Academy.
Kanika Rane, wife of Major Kaustubh Rane, who attained martyrdom while fighting terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir, joined the Indian Army as commissioned officer on Saturday in a Passing Out Parade (POP) held at the Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Chennai.
Lieutenant General Harinder Singh on Saturday took over as the 50th Commandant of the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun. After assuming the charge, Lt Gen Harinder Singh paid his tribute to the Martyrs at the War Memorial in a solemn ceremony recognising their supreme sacrifice for the nation. In his last appointment, Lt Singh served as a commander of the Northern Command. He took part in several military level talks with Chinese officials amid standoff in Ladakh.
India on Wednesday handed back the detained People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier to China. According to reports, the soldier was questioned by Chinese officials before he was sent back. Notably, the soldier had inadvertently crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) Chumar-Demchok area of Ladakh sector on Monday. He was apprehended by the Indian Army.
A Chinese soldiers was held by Indian security forces in Chumar-Demchok area of Ladakh on Monday. According to reports, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier may have inadvertently crossed the Line of Actual (LAC). The Chinese soldier have been identified as Corporal Wang Ya Long. He was strayed across the LAC.
The Indian Army known across the world for its discipline and tradition. Setting an example, Chinar Corps of the Indian Army restored the damaged grave of a decorated Pakistani officer in Naugam sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The Chinar Corps also tweeted the image of the of the epitaph on the grave.