Bhopal:Wednesday, December 3, 2008: A three-day Corps Commanders’ Conclave is being organised in Sudarshan Chakra Corps from December 5 to 7, 2008. In this event,. all the ex-Corps Commanders of the Sudarshan Chakra Corps will get together for a reunion to blend the past and the present. it will also give an opportunity to all general officers in sharing their views and memoirs with the present generation of officers and charter a roadmap for the growth of the Corps. To name a few the erstwhile veterans, Governor of Chhattisgarh, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) KM Seth, PVSM, AVSM and ex-Army Chief, Gen. (Retd.) NC Vij, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM will also be attending. A number of events including wreath laying to the martyrs, a banquet and ‘Walk for Fun’ for environmental resurrection have been planned
It is noteworthy that the founding father of this illustrious Corps on its third raising, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) AS Kalkat, SYSM, PVSM, AVSM, VSM will also be gracing the occasion. Under his able leadership the Indian Peace Keeping Force HQ was redesignated as HQ 21 Corps on 18 May 1990. The HQ moved from Chennai to Bhopal in July 1990. In keeping with its new ‘Avtar’ as a Strike Corps, the fabled ‘Sudarshan Chakra’, the ultimate weapon of annihilation of Lord Krishna was chosen as the insignia of the Corps.