Army Training Command

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Army Training Command
IA Training Command.jpg
Army Training Command's insignia today
Active1991 – Present
BranchIndia Indian Army
TypeCommand
Garrison/HQShimla
Commanders
Current
commander
Lt Gen Pattacheruvanda C Thimayya, PVSM, VSM[1]
Notable
commanders
General Shankar Roy Chowdhury

The Army Training Command, abbreviated as ARTRAC, is one of the seven commands of the Indian Army. It is based at Shimla.[2] Lieutenant General Pattacheruvanda C Thimayya is the present commander. [3]

History[edit]

The Army Training Command was established on 1 October 1991 at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh and moved to Shimla on 31 March 1993.[4] The main aim of the command is to maximize effectiveness of the training.[5]

Roles[edit]

  • Formulate concepts and doctrines of warfare in the fields of strategy,operational art, tactics, logistics, training and human resource development stimulating a real time scenario.
  • Acts as the nodal agency for all institutional training in the Army
  • Evolve joint doctrines in conjunction with other Services

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Army gets 3 new commanders as present ones retire tomorrow". Business Standard India. 29 September 2018.
  2. ^ Ministry of Defence
  3. ^ "Army gets 3 new commanders as present ones retire tomorrow". Business Standard India. 29 September 2018.
  4. ^ An introduction Indian Army
  5. ^ John Pike. "Army Training Command (ARTRAC)". globalsecurity.org. Retrieved 2 August 2015.