Valedictory Function for the Army Officers undergoing Tank Technology Course Serial No 44 (TTC-44) concluded at Military Institute of Technology (MILIT) at Girinagar, Pune on 11 Nov 16. The ceremony was presided over by Lt Gen PM Hariz, AVSM, SM, VSM, GOC-in-C, HQ Southern Command as the Chief Guest in the presence of Maj Gen Mukesh K Dutta, Commandant, MILIT. Lt Gen Hariz gave an inspiring address to the student officers and congratulated them on successful completion of a ten month long course. He stressed on the need to employ the power of technology and other aspects of knowledge acquired during TTC in Combat Vehicle Design and to gain tactical advantage on the battlefield. The ceremony concluded with awards to meritorious officers.
Maj Harshwardhan Pathak of TTC-44, was awarded Armoured Corps Gold Medal and MILIT Rolling Trophy for standing First in the order of merit and Maj Sanjeev Sharma was awarded the Major Neeraj Sinha Memorial Trophy for best all round performance.
Tank Technology Course imparts the young officers of the Mechanized Forces with the technologies of Armoured Fighting Vehicles in vogue. It prepares the budding officers to face the challenges on the ever-evolving modern battlefield of the plains, deserts and mountains.