Stationing of Army Personnel in Foreign Countries
Indian Army personnel are deployed in United Nations Peacekeeping Missions as part of our national commitment to United Nations. Indian army personnel are also deployed as part of Indian Army Training Teams / Indian Military Training Teams in friendly foreign countries for the purpose of providing military training including training related to IT, Telecommunication, English Language, etc. Further, to enhance defence cooperation, Indian Army personnel are also stationed on deputation in various countries as Military / Defence Attaches, etc., to Defence Wings of our Embassies / High Commissions. Presently over 8,000 army personnel are deployed for above purposes in various countries.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Dr. KVP Ramachandra Rao in Rajya Sabha today.