CAG report on Indian Army: Indian soldiers facing trouble in high altitudes

Feb 04, 2020, 06.10 PM(IST)

Indian troops based in high altitudes like Siachen and Ladakh are facing critical shortages of high altitude clothing and equipment like snow goggles, boots, jackets and sleeping bags. Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has pulled down the army for delays in procurement. It said the delay in forcing troops to use old and recycled versions of equipment, endangering the lives of the soldiers.