He arrived in Srinagar city on Thursday and later visited the forward areas of frontier Kupwara division of north Kashmir.
The Army Commander, along with Lt Gen Gurmit Singh, Chinar Corps Commander visited Hajipir Brigade where he was briefed on the counter infiltration grid.
The operational preparedness on the formation for the coming months was also discussed.
The Army Commander called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and briefed him on the prevailing security situation in the valley.
Abdullah appreciated the successful joint operations conducted by the Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police recently and commended the restraint exercised by the troops during the conduct of the operations ensuring that there were no collateral damages.
--IBNS (Posted on 02-01-2014)