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EME corps complete 75 years

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Published Dec 9, 2018, 12:39 am IST
Updated Dec 9, 2018, 12:39 am IST
The Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers was raised on 15 October 1943 as Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
The Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers was raised on 15 October 1943 as Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
 The Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers was raised on 15 October 1943 as Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

Hyderabad: The Corps of the EME has completed 75 years of its raising on Saturday.

As part of the 10th Corps Reunion, an Adventure and Equipment Display event was organised at the Milkha Singh Stadium, 1 EME Centre in Secunderabad.

 

Lieutenant General K.K. Aggarwal, DGEME & Senior Colonel Commandant felicitated two Padma Bhushan, three Padma Shri, six Arjuna Awardees, 14 Sena Medal (Gallantry) winners and sixteen outstanding sportsmen of the Corps of EME.

The officer also released the first day cover and a postal stamp to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee and the 10th Corps Reunion of the Corps of EME in the presence of over  4,500 veterans, serving personnel and their families.

The Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers was raised on 15 October 1943 as Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Ever since its inception, the Corps of EME has been an integrated, intertwined and inseparable component of the gallant Indian Army. It has grown over the decades into a potent force multiplier and engineering support provider for the combat elements of the Army. The Corps has worked with selfless dedication and commitment to enhance the Army’s combat potential by exploiting the power of technology and innovation.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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