PUNE, 15 October, 2020: The Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME) is celebrating its 78th Corps Day on 15 Oct 2020.
The Electronic and Mechanical Engineers are responsible for ensuring operational and technical fitness of all weapons, high tech equipment and vehicles,in war and peace in all areas manned by Indian Army. These highly motivated EME soldiers have also been recognised for their efforts in every sphere of military and civilian service in war, peace, social and sports activities which include two Ashok Chakras, six Kirti Chakras, six Shaurya Chakras, two Veer Chakras, five Padma Shri and nine Arjuna Awards; thereby showcasing their service to the nation in multiple fields.
The corps of EME has its moto “Karm Hi Dharm” which they have followed everywhere; whether in the world’s highest battlefield of Siachen Glacier, hot deserts of Rajasthan or thick jungles of North East India. They not only maintain and repair the equipment but have also showcased their genius by indigenization and contributed immensely towards “Make in India”, projects assisting the public and private sector partners by sharing their expertise and technology.
On this occasion, Lieutenant General CP Mohanty, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command complimented all ranks of the Corps of EME for their dedication to duty and quality performance in maintaining the equipment in high state of readiness at all times and urged them to continue with the same spirit and sincerity in future as well.