Cabinet clears Rs 64,000 crore proposal for a new Indo-China border unit

Surya Gangadharan, CNN-IBN | Jul 18, 2013 at 09:33am


The Cabinet has cleared Rs 64,000 crore proposal for raising a new China oriented mountain strike corps. The corps is tasked for the defence of the east where intrusions by the Chinese troops are on the rise. It will take nearly seven years to raise and will comprise of three or four infantry divisions with artillery and helicopter support.