Combined Commanders Conference 2023:
The Combined Commanders’ Conference (CCC) is an annual event where India’s top military commanders come together to discuss and brainstorm on military matters and national security.
- This year, the theme of the CCC was ‘Ready, Resurgent, Relevant.’
- The objective was to assess the progress made by the Armed Forces in meeting the challenges of modern warfare and ensuring that they remain prepared, resilient, and capable of fulfilling their mandate.
- The CCC 2023 also reviewed the progress made towards attaining ‘Aatmanirbharta’ or self-reliance in defence.
- The conference assessed the preparation of the Armed Forces and progress in the defence ecosystem towards achieving this objective.
- During his speech at the CCC, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi complimented the Armed Forces for their role in nation-building and providing Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) assistance to friendly countries.