New Delhi. Raised in 1911, the Corps of Signals celebrated its 108th anniversary on February 15. On this occasion, Lt Gen Rajeev Sabherwal, Signal Officer-in-Chief along with senior serving officers laid wreaths and paid homage to the braves in a solemn ceremony at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate, New Delhi.
The Corps of Signals has kept pace with rapid modernisation and contemporary communication challenges for robust, secure Pan-Indian Army communication reaching out into the tactical battle area and hinterland. Impetus has been provided for immaculate execution of next generation strategic networks and enhancing electronic warfare capabilities.
Addressing the Signalers posted at Delhi, Lt Gen Rajeev Sabherwal reminded all ranks that “The Corps has stood the test of time and has been a beacon of excellence in the field of information and communication technology, cyber and electronic warfare.
As part of an Army wide initiative, the Corps also reached out to renew associations with disabled soldiers, widows, veer naris and aged, needy veterans.