Chandigarh, Feb 2 (UNI) Air Marshal Gautam Nayyar, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C), Maintenance Command, arrived on a four-day inspection and review visit to the 3 Base Repair Depot (3BRD), here today.
On his arrival, the Marshal reviewed the Guard of Honour.
Interacting with the officers of the depot, Air Marshal Nayyar stressed upon the need for modernisation of equipment and processes and also underlined the need for rapid indigenisation under the self- help approach. A possible collaboration between the private industry and an in-house defence research laboratories could help achieve this objective, he added.
During his visit, the AOC-in-C would inspect various ongoing projects at 3 BRD besides reviewing the production for the current year and setting up of targets for the next year.
Air Marshal Nayyar was accompanied by his wife Rachita Nayyar, who is also the President of Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA)-Regional.
During her stay here, Ms Nayyar would be interacting with the ladies of the station and would also be inspecting various welfare activities being run by AFWWA-Local.
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