South Western Command Investiture Ceremony will be held at Sagat Singh Auditorium, Bhatinda Military Station on 08 February 2023 to acknowledge the gallant and distinguished acts of our soldiers in discharging their duty towards the Nation.
During the event, Lieutenant General Amardeep Singh Bhinder, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Command will present Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards, along with Chief of the Army Staff Unit Appreciation and General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Unit Appreciations for notable performances.
As a prelude to this ceremony, variety of activities will be organised for the gathering between 07 & 08 February 2023 at Bathinda Military Station. The investiture ceremony is conducted once a year to confer various awards to personnel who distinguish themselves by acts of individual gallantry and exceptional devotion to duty. Nine officers, one Junior Commissioned Officer and 10 soldiers are being awarded in recognition of their exemplary courage. One gallantry award shall also be presented posthumously to the next of kin of Sepoy Laxman of 61 RR (JAT Regiment). Five units are being awarded with Chief of the Army Staff Unit Appreciations and 15 units will also be receiving General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Unit Appreciations.