The Fourth India-China Joint Training Exercise Hand-in-Hand 2014 commenced at Pune on 17th of November with an impressive opening ceremony at the Aundh Military Cantonment in Pune.
The aim of the joint exercise is to acquaint both the Armies with each other’s operating procedures in the backdrop of counter terrorism environment.
The objective of the training is enhancing confidence and trust between the two armies which may be called upon to grapple with anti terrorism operations even under the UN mandate.
The conduct of Joint Military Exercises is also an important step to uphold the values of Peace, Prosperity and Stability in the region by jointly eradicating terrorism. The exercise will terminate on 25 November 2014.