PIB Analysis 29-11-22

Janjatiya Anusandhan – Asmita, Astitva Evam Vikas

  • NCST organises two day workshop on ‘Janjatiya Anusandhan- Asmita, Astitva evam Vikas’.
  • The workshop was inaugurated on 27th November, in the Plenary Hall of Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
  • On the first day of the workshop discussion on the linkages of the STs from past to present and the need to decolonize the narratives of tribal research were held.
  • On the second day of the workshop discussions on the key issues like heavy degradation of natural resources, malnutrition, distress migration, increase in population under BPL, lack of people’s participation in the development process, destruction of traditional development system, and increase in social distress were held.
  • In the discussions  the role of Higher Education Institutions in the tribal research was  put forward and it was highlighted that these Institutions can make important contributions.

Exercise HARIMAU SHAKTI – 2022

  • India – Malaysia joint military Exercise “Harimau Shakti -2022” commenced at Pulai, Kluang, Malaysia on 28th November and will culminate on 12th December 22.
  • Exercise HARIMAU SHAKTI is an annual training event between the Indian and Malaysian Army which is being conducted since 2012.
  • Combat-experienced troops of the GARHWAL RIFLES Regiment of Indian Army and the Royal Malay Regiment of the Malaysian Army are participating in the exercise this year to share experiences gained during operations in order to enhance inter-operability in planning & execution of various operations in jungle terrain.
  • The scope of this exercise involves a Command Planning Exercise (CPX) at the Battalion level and Company level Field Training Exercise (FTX) on sub-conventional operations in jungle terrain.
  • The joint exercise schedule includes the establishment of a joint command post, joint surveillance centre, sharing expertise in employment of aerial assets, technical demonstrations, casualty management & casualty evacuation apart from planning logistics at the Battalion level.
  • Joint field training exercises, joint combat discussions and joint demonstrations will culminate with a two-day validation exercise, where special emphasis will be on enhancing tactical skills and enhancing inter-operability between the forces and to promote Army to Army relations.